LMR Members volunteered last Saturday for the Salvation Army's Annual Red Kettle

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 It's Tradition! Every Saturday after Thanksgiving several members
volunteer for the Salvation Army's annual Red Kettle Duty Fundraiser
at Sam's Club in Lewisville. This year was different. Thank you to members Deanna Perkins, Traci Petteway, Jeff Lighton, Ray Bowens, Tom Rowe, Bob Troyer and Mark Smith for volunteering to cheer on the kettle donors. Their efforts raised over $600 for the Salvation Army.
LMR Members volunteered last Saturday for the Salvation Army's Annual Red Kettle 2020-12-01 06:00:00Z 0
Dedication Ceremony for trees planted by Lewisville Morning Rotary 2020-11-21 06:00:00Z 0 Environmental Project
Remembering our Veterans Program at Pinewood Hills Retirement Community was well received Mary Jones 2020-11-12 06:00:00Z 0
Guest Speaker Col. Chris Martin shares the Denton County Veterans Coalition mission at Nov 5 meeting 2020-11-08 06:00:00Z 0

Library Books donated to Central Elementary School

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A new library book is donated in the
name of our weekly speaker to the 
Central Elementary School Library.
 
This photo shows member John Pokorny delivering several donated books to the Central ES library staff Wednesday, November 4th. Each book was signed by one of the guest speakers our club has hosted during recent Rotary meetings. Lewisville Morning Rotary has had a long tradition and passion for improving literacy. Whether that means volunteering to read at Read Across Central, providing bikes for students with perfect attendance, refurbishing 10 schools in the tribal lands of India, providing dictionaries to 11 Title I schools or simple donating dictionaries to our adopted school, Central Elementary School, our members are passionate about helping students succeed in school.
Library Books donated to Central Elementary School 2020-11-04 06:00:00Z 0 Literacy

Club Members volunteer at City of Lewisville Hazardous Household Waste Covid 19 Style

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Pictured here is one of the Lewisville Morning Rotary
Hero's of the environment, Tom Rowe volunteering at the
Lewisville Convenience Center to safely collect
and dispose of Hazardous Household Waste.
 
Our other hero is Mary Jones. Mary and Tom alternate in volunteering with city team. Lewisville Morning Rotary Club members have been volunteering with the City of Lewisville Hazardous Household Waste collection team for over 20 years. Many changes in process have occurred over the years as we have adapted to the needs of the community. The changes caused by Covid 19 are no different.
 
Club Members volunteer at City of Lewisville Hazardous Household Waste Covid 19 Style 2020-11-04 06:00:00Z 0 Environment,hazarous household waste,waste management

Lewisville Morning Rotary collecting Sox and Gloves for homeless vets

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Lewisville Morning Rotary Club is partnering
with the Denton County Veterans Coalition to
seek donations of sox and gloves for homeless 
veterans in Denton County area.
 
Our veterans have served and protected us. Some have fallen on hard times and are homelessness. Please help us provide sox and gloves to these vets. Please drop off your donation of new sox and or gloves at one of the Jim Verfurth family of restaurants; Verf's Grill and Tavern, Shoal Creek Tavern and Lambeau's America Kitchen and Taps. You can also drop off new sox and gloves at Kwik Kar Vista Ridge.
 
Lewisville Morning Rotary collecting Sox and Gloves for homeless vets Mary Jones 2020-10-29 05:00:00Z 0
Member Tom Rowe introduces our Nov 6th Wine and Dine Rotary FUNdraiser 2020-10-25 05:00:00Z 0

Lewisville Morning Rotary fields a team of 5 to Pedal for Polio

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Members of Lewisville Morning Rotary Club
Volunteered on World Polio Day (Oct 24th) to
Pedal for Polio at the Shops of Highland Village
raising funds for End Polio Now.
 
Rotary International has had a 35 year effort to eradicate polio world wide. As a result of the efforts of clubs like ours, Rotary International, the CDC, WHO and the Gates Foundation, polio has been eradicated in all but two countries; Afghanistan and Pakistan. Our team joined several other teams throughout our district in North Central Texas to raise funds to eradicate polio in those final two countries. Thank you to team members Maithen Fluhrer, Mark Smith, Samba Sey, Marilyn Pokorny and John Pokorny. Each has set up donation sites for members of the community to donate on their behalf. To donate click below.
Lewisville Morning Rotary fields a team of 5 to Pedal for Polio 2020-10-25 05:00:00Z 0

Lewisville Morning Members Volunteer at CCA

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Lewisville Morning Rotary Club volunteers
serve at CCA October 24th to distribute over
60 Shopping Carts filled with food and family items
to needy families in the Lewisville area.
 
Our people-of-action at this event were Deanna Perkins, Taylor Bancroft, James Feigel and Bob Troyer. Thank you for your service. Our next opportunity to volunteer at CCA is November 7th. Because of pandemic safety practices, CCA only allows 4 volunteers at each event. Click here to sign up.
Lewisville Morning Members Volunteer at CCA 2020-10-25 05:00:00Z 0

Lewisville Morning Rotary announces Wine and Dine Lewisville Virtual Fundraiser

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A virtual fundraiser that puts the
fun in virtual FUNdraising - visit
 
 
Get ready for the holidays while helping Lewisville Morning Rotary with our community service projects & support local community organizations like the Salvation Army, Christian Community Action (CCA), End Polio, LISD Dictionary Program, Youth Programs, and more! We’re having a virtual wine and food pairing event on Friday, November 6th at 6:00 PM via Zoom. Click here to register.
Lewisville Morning Rotary announces Wine and Dine Lewisville Virtual Fundraiser 2020-10-24 05:00:00Z 0
Meteorologist Jesse Hawila a hit at Oct 22nd Meeting 2020-10-23 05:00:00Z 0
City of Lewisville declares Oct 24th End Polio Day in Lewisville 2020-10-23 05:00:00Z 0 End Polio Now
Members invited to participate in Read Around Central - Virtually John Pokorny 2020-10-19 05:00:00Z 0
Heborn High Schools Keaton Morrison named Lewisville Morning Rotary Student of the Month 2020-10-15 05:00:00Z 0

Support LMR Peddling for Polio Riders

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Five LMR Members are Riding in the
2020 Riding of Polio Fundraiser
October 24th at the Shops of Highland Village 
 
Please support members Maithen Fluhrer, Mark Smith, Samba Sey, Marilyn Pokorny and John Pokorny who are riding October 24th by clicking below.
Maithen is riding at 7 AM - support her with your donation at https://raise.rotary.org/MaithenElizabeth-Fluhrer/challenge
Mark Smith is riding at 10 AM, he suggests donations to any member
Samba Sey is Riding at noon - Support him at  https://raise.rotary.org/Samba-Sey/challenge.
John and Marilyn Pokorny are riding at 3:00 pm - support them with a donation at https://raise.rotary.org/jmpokorny/challenge1
We appreciate your generosity. Speaking of generosity, you can also donate your time. Contact Grady Ray at grady.e.ray@gmail.com to volunteer.
Support LMR Peddling for Polio Riders 2020-10-13 05:00:00Z 0
Rotary District 5790 launches Business and Job Connection 2020-09-16 05:00:00Z 0

Lewisville Morning Rotary to host outdoor meeting Oct. 1st

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The October 1, 2020 meeting will be in the
Wayne Ferguson Main St Courtyard at 8 AM
We will be socially distanced and safely
masked for this outdoor event.
 
Our speaker is our friend Heather Cicerello of the Main and Mill Association sharing the exciting things that organization is planning in Old Town Lewisville.
Lewisville Morning Rotary to host outdoor meeting Oct. 1st 2020-09-15 05:00:00Z 0

A Community Project, Fill-a-Backpack for Salvation Army Clients

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The Lewisville Morning Rotary Club
invites the community to join us in its
Fill-A-Backpack for Salvation Army Clients
 
Thanks to the manager of Excite Gym and fellow Rotary member Julie Hutchens of the Highland Village RC, we have over 50 backpacks to fill with personal items to give to Salvation Army clients in need of such items as;  fall/winter weather gear:  Caps, Gloves, Scarves, Finger and Toe Nail Clippers, Dental hygiene items, Hair brushes and combs. Handy wipes/Hand sanitizer, Tissue, Socks, Small Blanket, Crackers, Candy Bars, Cookies, Nuts, Deodorant, Band-Aids. All donated items are new items.
A Community Project, Fill-a-Backpack for Salvation Army Clients Marilyn Pokorny 2020-09-10 05:00:00Z 0

Lewisville Morning Rotary Members reminisce Sept 11, 2001

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September 11, 2001 changed our lives.
As BSA Troop 9168 members dispatch our flags,
members recall the tragic events of that day.
 
It is with a certain amount of irony that this publication is recognizing the American worker and also honoring those that lost their lives during the horrific events that occurred September 11, 2001. Because on that date, 2977 people left their homes to board one of the 4 planes used during the attack or headed for work in the Pentagon or the World Trade Center or perhaps were first responders that never to returned home. That event changed lives all over the world. Some of our members have provided their recollection of that day's tragedy in this newsletter. We all have our stories of that day. What is yours? These are the stories that bind us together in spite of our differences and make our country stronger and proud to be an American displaying our flag. We invite you our reader to provide your story. Should you wish to share your story, click the blue box below.
 
Lewisville Morning Rotary Members reminisce Sept 11, 2001 2020-09-03 05:00:00Z 1 9-11,Patriot Day

Thank Your to our Lewisville Police Department

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The Lewisville Morning Rotary says
Thank You to our Lewisville Police Department 
First Resonders with Lunch
 
We are so fortunate to have a wonderful team of men and women serving the City of Lewisville...thank you for all that you do.
Thank Your to our Lewisville Police Department 2020-09-02 05:00:00Z 0

A Message from Club President Mark Smith

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Lewisville Morning Rotary members
review and discuss 3 year Strategic Plan
updates at the Aug 27th Club Assembly
 
We had a fun and engaging meeting on Thursday evening.  We were able to refresh ourselves on our club mission statement, our club core values, and club attributes.  We also looked at insights from our club survey and discussed our upcoming service projects and ideas.   Click here for the key slides we looked at for those that couldn't attend.
A Message from Club President Mark Smith Mark Smith 2020-08-30 05:00:00Z 0

Have you completed your 2020 member survey?

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Lewisville Morning Rotary to update its
Strategic Plan for this year given the impact
of Covid 19. We need member input.
 
In an effort to make the Lewisville Morning Rotary Club the best it can be for our members and the community, you received a link in an email with a brief survey on your satisfaction with the club. Your responses and feedback will be crucial for planning activities this year. 
Have you completed your 2020 member survey? Mark Smith 2020-08-19 05:00:00Z 0

Club gearing up for Sept 2nd First Responder Appreciation Meal

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Show our appreciation to
first responders on Sept. 2nd at the
Lewisville Police Department.
 
All of our members will be present at the Lewisville Police Department helping to distribute a great meal starting at 11: AM. If you have not already done so, please complete the form below to volunteer to bring goodies, drinks etc and provide appreciate notes. Event details and sign-ups click here.
 
 
Club gearing up for Sept 2nd First Responder Appreciation Meal Cheryl Ann Brennan 2020-08-19 05:00:00Z 0

Lewisville Morning Rotary collecting items for Lovpacs

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Lovepacs is doing a Labor Day
Weekend Food Drop for families. 
 
 If you are interested in doing this, Club President will pick your donation bags up from you to deliver them as a club. Mark will help shop for you at the grocery store in case you don’t want to venture out.
Lewisville Morning Rotary collecting items for Lovpacs Mark Smith 2020-08-19 05:00:00Z 0

Club gearing up for Sept 2nd First Responders Appreciation Meal

Show our appreciation to
first responders on Sept. 2nd at the
Lewisville Police Department.
 
All of our members will be present at the Lewisville Police Department helping to distribute a great meal starting at 11: AM. If you have not already done so, please complete the form below to volunteer to bring goodies, drinks etc and provide appreciate notes.
 
 
Club gearing up for Sept 2nd First Responders Appreciation Meal 2020-08-19 05:00:00Z 0

LMR receives Youth Service Award

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The International Fellowship of Scouting Rotarian's 
Recognized the Lewisville Morning Rotary with the
 Youth Service Award for Service Above Self
 
Club is recognized for service exemplary of Rotary International's commitment to youth in the world through cooperation between Rotary International and Scouting. Our club has worked closely with BSA Troop 9168 for several years who have partnered with us in implementing our Lewisville Area Flags project.
LMR receives Youth Service Award 2020-07-11 05:00:00Z 0
Annual Bike Giveaway 2020-06-17 05:00:00Z 0
Our Virtual June 4th Weekly Meeting Video 2020-06-04 05:00:00Z 0

Lewisville Morning Rotary Bike Winner Distribution Update

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Central Elementary School Staff 
Have arranged our annual bike gifting program
with the winning students.
 
Socially distancing Rotarians and school staff will award our winning students their bikes at 6 pm on Wednesday June 10, 2020. All members and their family are encouraged to participate in this project. Congratulations to all winning student for their hard work and dedication.
Lewisville Morning Rotary Bike Winner Distribution Update Samba Sey 2020-05-27 05:00:00Z 0
Join your District 5790 Rotary Buds at the May 28th Virtual District Assembly Session I 2020-05-27 05:00:00Z 0 Virtual meeting
Lewisville Morning Rotary awards bikes to Central ES students Charlene Dierks 2020-05-21 05:00:00Z 0 Covid 19,Literacy

Club videos you may want to watch

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You missed last weeks meeting? Catch up by watching video of meeting click here.
We love the teachers at Central ES and the work they are doing virtually with students. Click here.
Club videos you may want to watch 2020-05-19 05:00:00Z 0

Lewisville Morning Rotary helps community organizations during Covid 19

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The funds that the club has raised this past year has gone to causes
in support of Covid 19 disaster relief including the Salvation Army, 
CCA Pantry, Knight-Light Charities, Love Pacs, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
and the District 5790 Rotary Rises Reverse Global Grant
 
The photo above shows a photo of President Elect Mark Smith presenting a check to Salvation Army Director Stephan Thomas to make the lives of the Lewisville Area homeless a little bit better. We also provided funds for other community organizations including:
Lewisville Morning Rotary helps community organizations during Covid 19 Mark Smith 2020-05-19 05:00:00Z 0 Covid 19,blood drive,service above self

A guest from Russia will be joining us at Thursday's meeting

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Members are always encouraged to invite guest to our meetings.
Even our virtual meetings. This week, I have invited
Valentina Bogdanova of the Rotary Club Sochi Center
 
She is visiting us virtually from Russia as the President of the brand new Rotary Club of Sochi. Our club has agreed to be one of the sponsors for this club. After Mary Jones tells us about her vocation and love of Rotary, we are hopeful of hearing about Valentina and the new club she will be leading. It will be a busy meeting, as Tom also will be announcing the 12 Central ES Bike Winners.
A guest from Russia will be joining us at Thursday's meeting 2020-05-19 05:00:00Z 0
Our May 14, 2020 Weekly Rotary Meeting John Pokorny 2020-05-14 05:00:00Z 0 Covid 19,Why Lewisville Morning Rotary
Covid 19 does not stop Lewisville Morning Rotary Community Service John Pokorny 2020-05-13 05:00:00Z 0 Covid 19,service above self
Lewisville Morning Rotary members honor Central ES Teachers during National Teachers Week 2020-05-08 05:00:00Z 0 Covid 19,National Teachers Week
Another great Zoom meeting - April 30, 2020 Tom Rowe 2020-04-30 05:00:00Z 0 Covid 19

Volunteer Surge - Covid 19 volunteers needed

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Volunteers are needed to free up our healthcare
workers so they can focus on serving critically
ill Covid 19 victims.
 
Rotary International is partnering with the Global Impact Group to train and source community volunteers to perform healthcare tasks how they can do to help fight the virus, either from their homes or by assisting healthcare workers (subject to governmental requirements).. The goal is one million volunteers. Click here for more information. Please share this information with friends and neighbors.
Volunteer Surge - Covid 19 volunteers needed 2020-04-29 05:00:00Z 0 Covid 19
Lewisville Area Rotary Blood Drive a success 2020-04-28 05:00:00Z 0 Covid 19
Great Presentation by Salvation Army's Stephan Thomas at our April 16th Meeting John Pokorny 2020-04-17 05:00:00Z 0 Covid 19,rotary international
Lewisville Morning Rotary hosts April 9th Weekly Meeting via Zoom John Pokorny 2020-04-09 05:00:00Z 0 Covid 19,Social Distancing,Weekly Meeting
Lewisville Morning Rotary hosts 2nd Virtual Weekly meeting 2020-04-02 05:00:00Z 0

Help needed for Salvation Army needy due to Covid 19

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In this time of Covid 19 Stay at Home Requirements
The Salvation Army needs our help with supplies to help
those badly impacted by the Covid 19 crises.
 
The Lewisville Morning Rotary Club is helping Salvation Army by providing, Bar soap, Deodorant, Toothbrushes, Diapers sizes 4,5,6, Canned meats and other pasta canned meals like raviolis to assist families in a crises situation. Because stores are restricting what can be purchased due to shortages, help is needed to donate these items and bring them to the Salvation Army at 206 Main St in Lewisville. Everyone is being extremely careful during the delivery process to keep ourselves safe through social distancing. Please leave the supplies at the back door as shown in photo and SA volunteers will unpack and shelf the items in preparation for the next family in need.
Help needed for Salvation Army needy due to Covid 19 2020-04-01 05:00:00Z 0 Community Service,Salvation Army,service above self
7 AM March 19th Meeting Cancelled 2020-03-19 05:00:00Z 0

115th Anniversary Party brings together Lewisville Rotary and Toastmaster Clubs

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Over 50 in attendance for the
LMR to hosted 115th Rotary Anniversary Showcase
February 27, 2020 at the Hedrick House in Lewisville
 
The Lewisville Morning Rotary Club invited area residents and Rotary clubs as well as area Toastmaster Clubs to join us in an Anniversary Celebration of the past 115 years that Rotary has been doing good in the world and promoting integrity, diversity, service, leadership, and friendship. Lewisville Morning and Noon Rotary clubs to "Showcased" our club projects, club fund raisers and events while community members join us for fellowship, snacks, anniversary cake and refreshments.
 
Thank you to committee members Mainthen Fluhrer, Jeff Lighton, Deanna Perkins, Samba Sey, Marilyn Pokorny and John Pokorny that worked so hard to make this a successful event.
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115th Anniversary Party brings together Lewisville Rotary and Toastmaster Clubs John Pokorny 2020-02-27 06:00:00Z 0 Rotary Showcase,rotary international
Hebron High School's Rotary Student of the Month honored at Feb 20th Meeting Kelly Reed 2020-02-20 06:00:00Z 0 Hebron High School,Student of the Month
LMR members wrap up 2020 Dictionary Project Charlene Dierks 2020-02-18 06:00:00Z 0 Lewisville ISD,Litereacy,dictionary project,serving youth

Rotary Cares

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Rotary Care News
Pray for Frank Hebb who is back in the home after Surgery
 
Keep the following fellow Rotarians in your thoughts and prayers: Dr. Kelly Reed and his family who are grieving the loss of the their middle son. Also remember Dr. Jeff Seibert and Marilyn Pokorny who continue to nurse their health issues.
Rotary Cares Marilyn Pokorny 2020-02-16 06:00:00Z 0 Rotary Cares,family

LMR Members serve 147 Lewisville Area Families

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Members of the Lewisville Morning Rotary Club
Partner with city employees to
collect Household Hazardous Waste February 8, 2020
 
Second Saturday Household Hazardous Waste collection. Lewisville Morning Rotary partners with the City of Lewisville to recycle waste that should not go in the landfill or regular recycling. We gather paints, petroleum products, pool chemicals, batteries,TVs, computers, and other items. We served 147 residents.
LMR Members serve 147 Lewisville Area Families John Pokorny 2020-02-09 06:00:00Z 0 Envirionment,Lewisville,service above self,volunteers

Say hello to our newest member Michael Cheney

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Welcome Michael!
New member Michael Cheney
was inducted at our Jan 30th meeting
 
Michael is a Financial Adviser with Modern Woodmen of America. Currently living in Plano, he is also a member of the Plano Chamber, Frisco Chamber and the Christ United Church. His classification is Finance and his sponsor is Rotarian Maithen Fluhrer.
 
Right to Left is Michael Cheney, Maithen Fluhrer (sponsor), John Pokorny (Membership Chair) and Tom Rowe (President)
Say hello to our newest member Michael Cheney John Pokorny 2020-01-30 06:00:00Z 0 Lewisville Morning Rotary
"Those Boys of 1905" a video recovered from Rotary One archives 2020-01-29 06:00:00Z 0 historical video,rotary international

Jan 23rd Club Mixer to Police Dept an Education

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Celebrating Rotary Vocation Awareness Month
by visiting Lewisville Police Department
and learning about our wonderful safety services.
 
Member Todd Taylor (Assistant Chief) led us through an informative evening social sharing his pride in the Lewisville Police Dept. 
Todd gave us a great presentation starting with the police dept mission and values.
Service, Integrity and Professionalism
Jan 23rd Club Mixer to Police Dept an Education 2020-01-26 06:00:00Z 0 Integrety,Lewisville Morning Rotary,Lewisville Police Department,Professionalism,Vocation Awareness,service above self

Thank you to all our Volunteers at January's Household Hazardous Waste Collection

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On a rare snowy day in Texas
Our volunteers helped 127 Lewisville
Families properly dispose of Hazardous Household Waste
 
Dressed like Eskimos where Bill Shaw and daughter Maddie, Todd Taylor and daughter Alex, Mark Shaw, Samba Sey, Jeff Lighton, Mary Jones and the Gilmore bothers Tommy and Will. The volunteers emptied family vehicles of HHW, segregated the waste and worked with city staff package the waste by type so that it can be taken to recycle and disposal companies. 
 
Thank you to all our Volunteers at January's Household Hazardous Waste Collection Todd Taylor 2020-01-14 06:00:00Z 0 Environment
Marin Luther King Day Flag Launch Jeffrey L. Lighton 2020-01-07 06:00:00Z 0 Lewisville Morning Rotary,Newsletter

January 2020 Household Hazardous Waste

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Household Hazardous Waste
Saturday, Jan. 11th
Lewisville Convenience Center, 330 Jones St.
 
Members and their family and friends that wish to volunteer this Saturday should sign-up here. Or, contact Todd Taylor. This is our signature community service project in which we assist residents who bring their household hazardous waste to the Lewisville Convenience Center by emptying their vehicles of the waste and assisting city employees in properly segregating the waste so that it can be safely shipped to organizations that will recycle or safely dispose of waste.
January 2020 Household Hazardous Waste Todd Taylor 2020-01-07 06:00:00Z 0 Household Hazardous Waste

Rotary and Toastmasters now working together

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Rotary and Toastmasters working together
creating opportunities for professional
growth of both Rotary and Toastmaster members
 
Please read the announcement letter from RI President Mark Maloney. This is a wonderful opportunity for our members and that of the members of Lewisville's 3 Toastmaster Clubs; Westside Baptist Church Toastmasters, Flower Mound Toastmasters and Parkway Toastmasters. While we are very early into our relationship, our members are encouraged to learn about Toastmasters, invite Toastmaster members to our meetings and seek synergies where our clubs working together can make an impact for members and the community.
Rotary and Toastmasters now working together 2020-01-06 06:00:00Z 0

LMR Community Service Summary for July through Dec. 2019

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Lewisville Morning Rotary Members
logged over 416 Volunteer hours
on 25 projects during last half of 2019
 
We serve the community in many different ways. Known for our contributions to the environment via the monthly Household Hazardous Waste effort we have many other initiatives that serve the community and raise funds in support of our project initiatives. When we include the hours of our partners for the CCA Panty Support and the Flag Program, our club managed 1202 volunteer hours, raised $14,800 and contributed an equivalent value of $13,500 in donated services and in-kind materials. 
LMR Community Service Summary for July through Dec. 2019 2020-01-01 06:00:00Z 0
Alex Taylor recognized as a Paul Harris Fellow 2019-12-20 06:00:00Z 1 Paul Harris Fellow,Rotary Volunteer
We served 155 Residents at Dec. HHW Todd Taylor 2019-12-17 06:00:00Z 0 City of Lewisville,Household Hazardous Waste

Wonderful time at 2019 Christmas Party

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We all had a great time at
The Lounge in Old Town Lewisville
Celebrating the joy of Christmas
 
Several of our members spouses and friends joined us for our annual Christmas Party last Thursday. Members brought gifts to be given to children at CCA and White Elephant Gifts that we shared with each other in a fun Lefty-Righty game where Jeff Lighton read a story and every time he said right we pushed the gift in front of us to the right. Every time he said left we moved the gift left until the story ended. The gift in front of us when Jeff was done reading was the gift we opened. Great fun.
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LMR prepped 1080 Dictionaries for distribution in January

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LMR members and family prepared
1080 Dictionaries Dec 14th to
distribute to 3rd graders at 11 LISD schools
 
As soon as we have a schedule from the schools, we will be posting the volunteer sign-ups for delivering the dictionaries to the schools. Tentatively, we are planning Jan 9th through Jan 27st for delivery depending on the schools activity schedule.
LMR prepped 1080 Dictionaries for distribution in January 2019-12-17 06:00:00Z 0 Education,Literacy

Breakfast with Santa event a huge success

Posted by John Pokorny on Dec 11, 2019
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Lewisville Morning Rotary hosted its
Annual Breakfast with Santa Event Dec 7th for the Lewisville
Old Town Holiday Stroll in Wayne Ferguson Plaza
 
Most of the LMR members, the Interact Clubs at both Hebron HS and The Colony HS as well as the Salvation Army, North Texas Honda dealerships and friends volunteered to cook and serve over 500 pancake and sausage breakfasts to community members participating in the Old Town Holiday Stroll.
Breakfast with Santa event a huge success John Pokorny 2019-12-11 06:00:00Z 0 Breakfast with Santa,Holiday Stroll,Lewisville Morning Rotary

HHS Interact Club filled Back Packs with supplies for homeless

Posted by Marilyn Pokorny on Dec 04, 2019
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HHS Interact Members filled backpacks
with supplies needed by the homeless
in the Lewisville Area.
 
On Dec 4th Kelly Reed, John Pokorny and Marilyn Pokorny picked up 38 back packs filled with supplies needed by the homeless. We delivered them to the Salvation Army so they can deploy the back packs to those in need.
HHS Interact Club filled Back Packs with supplies for homeless Marilyn Pokorny 2019-12-04 06:00:00Z 0
HHS Student of the Month Recognized at Nov 21st Meeting Kelly Reed 2019-12-04 06:00:00Z 0

LMR Members rang the bell for the Salvation Army

Posted by Frank Hebb on Dec 02, 2019
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Club Members, Interact Members and Friends
Volunteered Nov 30th at Sams Club helping
Salvation Army with annual Christmas Red Kettle drive
Photo of Cheryl Brennon, Roxanne Troyer and Deanna Perkins.
Several in our club, the TCHS Interact Club, the HHS Interact Club and even members of the Lewisville Yellow Jackets professional basketball team joined in to log almost 60 volunteer hours helping Salvation Army in their Red Kettle annual fund raiser.
LMR Members rang the bell for the Salvation Army Frank Hebb 2019-12-02 06:00:00Z 0

Mary, why are you a Rotarian

Posted by Mary Jones on Nov 08, 2019
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I love being a Rotarian.  
Who wouldn't?? 
 
I could participate in programs that I didn't hold a degree in, I could work side by side with really interesting and cool people, I could meet people I probably wouldn't have the ability to meet and suddenly I realized I had an immediate pipeline of new friends and became part of a "family"
Mary, why are you a Rotarian Mary Jones 2019-11-08 06:00:00Z 0

Ray, why are you a Rotarian?

Posted by Ray Bowens on Nov 08, 2019
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"Becoming a Rotarian
was a natural part
of my DNA"
 
 
 I became a Rotary because it makes significant positive impact at local, country and the world all in one tremendous organization.
Ray, why are you a Rotarian? Ray Bowens 2019-11-08 06:00:00Z 0
Lewisville Morning and Noon Rotary Clubs Celebrate End Polio Proclamation 2019-10-23 05:00:00Z 0

Rotary Volunteers at the Oct12th HHW

Posted by Todd Taylor on Oct 13, 2019
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Twelve Rotary Volunteers work with City Staff members
to assist Lewisville residents to
safely dispose of Household Hazardous Waste
 
On this fairly cool (by Texas standards) fall day members of our Rotary club served at the monthly Household Hazardous Waste Saturday. The term "making work fun" comes to life with this crew of members Todd Taylor (Chair), Mark Smith, Maithen Fluhrer,
George Gober, Deanna Perkins, Jeff Lighton, Sam Taylor, Terry Kasen, Bob Troyer, Roxanne Troyer and John Pokorny worked together to help residents from several Lewisville homes properly dispose of their Hazardous Household Waste.
Rotary Volunteers at the Oct12th HHW Todd Taylor 2019-10-13 05:00:00Z 0 Community Service,Environment
The Community is invited to Read Across Central Oct 25th 2019-10-11 05:00:00Z 0

Lewisville Morning Rotary does Western Days

Posted by Tom Rowe on Oct 02, 2019
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Lewisville Morning Rotary
made it's presence known at
the City of Lewisville's Western Days
 
On Saturday, we encouraged the community to send their Happy Thoughts and Thank Yous to American troops stationed overseas, by inviting them to write their message on our banner.  As you might imagine, there was a lot of participation! 
Lewisville Morning Rotary does Western Days Tom Rowe 2019-10-02 05:00:00Z 0

Help End Polio Now with your Donation in support of Lewisville Morning Riders

Posted on Oct 01, 2019
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You can still donate for our End Polio Bike Riders
Maithen Fluhrer, Neal Fluhrer, Gene Davenport, Marilyn Pokorny and John Pokorny
who are seeking your support through your
Donation to End Polio Now!
 
Members can still make an End Polio donation for last Sunday's ride which was completed by all of our riders. Donating to the District 5790 End Polio Bike Ride is easy, just click here. Your donations will be credited to your Rotary Foundation Paul Harris Fellow account if you are a Rotary Member.
Help End Polio Now with your Donation in support of Lewisville Morning Riders 2019-10-01 05:00:00Z 0 Bike Ride to End Polio,End Polio,Fitness
Three Lewisville Morning Rotary members to participate in the District 5790 End Polio Bike Ride John Pokorny 2019-09-21 05:00:00Z 0
LMR partners with the Rotary Club of San Padro Curridabat to Equip Mobile Dental Clinic 2019-09-18 05:00:00Z 0 International service project

Rotary volunteers needed for our Western Days Events

Posted by Tom Rowe on Sep 18, 2019
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Rotary Volunteer Opportunities
abound at our
Western Days events
 
This year we will be hosting the Community Non-Profit Showcase at Western Days and providing parking management services for the Christian Community Action Campus throughout the two day event. Volunteers will be needed work closely with the non profits we are hosting, man the Rotary booth promoting our flags, End Polio etc. to create Community awareness of Rotary. Choose your volunteer opportunity now by clicking here. This is a family event. So bring them along to join in on the fun.
Rotary volunteers needed for our Western Days Events Tom Rowe 2019-09-18 05:00:00Z 0

Rotary Volunteers at the Sept. 14th HHW

Posted by Todd Taylor on Sep 18, 2019
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Eight Rotary Volunteers work with City Staff members
to assist Lewisville residents to
safely dispose of Household Hazardous Waste
 
On an early fall 90 degree day members of our Rotary club served at the monthly Household Hazardous Waste Saturday. The term "making work fun" comes to life with this crew of members Todd Taylor (Chair), Mark Smith, Tom Rowe, George Gober and the Gilmore brothers, sons of TJ Gilmore from the Lewisville Noon Rotary Club worked together to help residents from 177 homes properly dispose of their Hazardous Household Waste.
Rotary Volunteers at the Sept. 14th HHW Todd Taylor 2019-09-18 05:00:00Z 0 Community Service,Environment

Lewisville Morning Rotary to host a Non Profit Showcase at the Western Days Festival

Posted by Tom Rowe on Sep 11, 2019
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Lewisville Morning Rotary to host
Denton County County Non-Profits at
Lewisville Western Days on September 28th
 
The Lewisville Morning Rotary Club is proud to sponsor a showcase of community non-profit organizations operating within Denton county that are offering services to help improve lives in our community.  Space is limited and spots will be provided on a first come, first serve basis.
If you represent a non-profit and wish to showcase your organization, click here to register and reserve your space.
Lewisville Morning Rotary to host a Non Profit Showcase at the Western Days Festival Tom Rowe 2019-09-11 05:00:00Z 0

Fun time had by LMR members at End of Summer Pool Party

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End of Summer Pool Party
hosted by
Mark and Nancy Smith
 
Thank you Mark & Nancy. You two host a fantastic party. Even though the only way any of got wet at your pool party is when Sadie retrieved the ball from the pool and shook out her coat, we all had a blast. The games were fun, the food was fantastic and of course the company was outstanding. Only in Texas can it be to hot to go swimming (except for Ryker and Sadie). That did not stop us from enjoying a great time with our Rotary Buds.
Fun time had by LMR members at End of Summer Pool Party John Pokorny 2019-09-08 05:00:00Z 0 Family Fun

Meet our newest September Members

Posted on Sep 05, 2019
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Congratulations!
Cheryl Brennan and Deanna Perkins
our newest Rotary Members
 
From left to right in the thumbnail photo above are Club President Tom Rowe, new member Cheryl Brennan, sponsor Bob Troyer, new member Deanna Perkins and Club Secretary Mary Jones. 
 
It is always a joy for a club president to be able to induct new members. Particularly at Lewisville Morning Rotary were new members are pinned and vested in their brand new Rotary vest. Both of which celebrate Rotary's Brand as PEOPLE of ACTION that place service above self.
 
Meet our newest September Members John Pokorny 2019-09-05 05:00:00Z 0

Meet our newest Rotarians

Posted on Aug 29, 2019
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Congratulations!
Roxanne Ray-Troyer and Jeff Lighton
our newest Rotary Members
 
From left to right in the thumbnail photo above are new members Roxanne Ray-Troyer, Jeffrey Lighton, Club Secretary Mary Jones and Club President Tom Rowe.
 
It is always a joy for a club president to be able to induct new members. Particularly at Lewisville Morning Rotary were new members are pinned and vested in their brand new Rotary vest. Both of which celebrate Rotary's Brand as PEOPLE of ACTION that place service above self.
Meet our newest Rotarians John Pokorny 2019-08-29 05:00:00Z 0

District 5790 Approves Grant Funds for Dental Equipment Project in Costa Rica

Posted by Tom Rowe
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District 5790 Approved $6301 in Rotary Foundation
District Designated Funds to be used for a $55,000
Global Grant to purchase Dental Equipment for a
Free Clinic in Tirasses, Costa Rica
 
In Costa Rica, immigrants do not receive government funded healthcare support. Our club is participating with the Rotary Club of San Pedro Curridabat (in Costa Rica) to fund a Global grant for the development of a free dental clinic to serve the needs of this population. Other local partnering organizations are building the clinic being built on an abandoned city dump by providing dental equipment for that clinic.
District 5790 Approves Grant Funds for Dental Equipment Project in Costa Rica Tom Rowe 2019-08-26 05:00:00Z 0 Health Care,International service project,Oral Hygiene

Lewisville Morning Rotary receives TRF Matching Grant for Dictionary Project

Posted by Charlene Dierks
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District 5790 Foundation Committee
Announced approval of LMR Grant Request to 
Purchase Dictionaries for 3rd Graders at 11 LISD Title I Schools
 
The district announced approval of our grant request at the Aug 17th Vibrant Club Workshop in Aledo. The $2900 project will be funded by $2150 in club funds (from fund raisers such as our flag project) and $850 in Rotary Foundation Funds referred to as District Designated Funds (DDF). Our members generously support The Rotary Foundation. The funds that were donated 3 years ago accrued and a portion of those are made available for local projects such as this Dictionary Project. The real fun of this project will start mid September.
 
 
Lewisville Morning Rotary receives TRF Matching Grant for Dictionary Project Charlene Dierks 2019-08-26 05:00:00Z 0 Community Service,Learning,Literacy

Rotary Volunteers have a great time serving at Aug 10th HHW

Posted by John Pokorny on Aug 10, 2019
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Nine Rotary Volunteerswork with City Staff members
to assist Lewisville residents to
safely dispose of Household Hazardous Waste
 
One a triple digit temperature day members of our Rotary club had a great time serving at the monthly Household Hazardous Waste Saturday. The term "making work fun" comes to life with this crew of members Todd Taylor (Chair), Samantha Taylor, Mark Smith, Tom Rowe, George Gober, Terry Kasen, Maithen Fluhrer, Mary Jones and John Pokorny.
 
Come see us next month. For a list of household hazardous waste items we can accept, please visit the City of Lewisville website Hazardous Household Waste page.
Rotary Volunteers have a great time serving at Aug 10th HHW John Pokorny 2019-08-10 05:00:00Z 0

Volunteer Golf Cart Drivers needed for 50TH ANNIVERSARY TEXAS INTERNATIONAL POP FESTIVAL

Posted on Aug 09, 2019
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Volunteers needed to drive golf carts at the
50th Anniversary of Texas Pop turns 50
Aug 31st and Sept 1st.
 

This will be a fun community service project for our members. Golf Cart Drivers are needed to assist in carrying patrons from the shuttle drop off point at the Main Gate to one of the two public entry gates into the festival zone.  For this event, there will not be any onsite parking for General Admission (only VIP Guests) and frequent shuttles will run from remote lots in the area. Volunteers must be at least 21 years old, have a valid TX drivers license & can present a copy of valid auto liability insurance. 

To sign-up to volunteer, click here.

Link lists shifts by day and time.

 

Volunteer Golf Cart Drivers needed for 50TH ANNIVERSARY TEXAS INTERNATIONAL POP FESTIVAL 2019-08-09 05:00:00Z 0

Denton County Mental Health Services highlighted at Aug 8th meeting

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Phyllis Finley of Denton County MHMR
provided excellent summary to 
Mental Health services offered in Denton County
regardless of ability to pay.
 
Recent events in our society have highlighted the need for effective mental health services. We in Denton County are blessed to have Denton County MHMR. Phyllis Finely provided an excellent summary to our members at yesterdays meeting. We all need to communicate to your family, friends and neighbors that mental care help is available in our county regardless of ability to pay. To see a full summary of services offered, click here.
 
 
Denton County Mental Health Services highlighted at Aug 8th meeting 2019-08-09 05:00:00Z 0

Support Denton County MHMR by participating in Sept 7th Loss Team Race for Hope

Posted on Aug 09, 2019
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Denton County MHMR Center 
is hosting its
Sept 7th from 7 am to 11 am 
South Lakes Park, 556 Hobson in Denton, TX
 
Put together a team or join as an individual. They have a 5K individual race, a 5k team race, a one mile walk and a virtual 5k "run" for those that can't make it to Denton Sept 7th but want to support the cause. To register for any of these events, click here.
Support Denton County MHMR by participating in Sept 7th Loss Team Race for Hope 2019-08-09 05:00:00Z 0

Members supporting Sept 21st Special Abilities Fund Raiser

Posted by Mary Jones on Aug 07, 2019
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Special Abilities of North Texas
serving the special needs community
is hosting Denim, Diamonds and Dice Gala
 
Consider attending the second annual Denim, Diamonds and Dice Gala at the MCL Grand Theater on Sept 21st from 7 pm to 11 pm. Funds raised support Special Abilities of North Texas a wonderful Lewisville Area non-profit supporting adults with special needs, giving them opportunities to succeed in life, family and the community. Tickets for this fun event are available by clicking here. To be an event sponsor for this Gala, click here.
Members supporting Sept 21st Special Abilities Fund Raiser Mary Jones 2019-08-07 05:00:00Z 0

August 3rd Blood Drive a Huge Success

Posted on Aug 06, 2019
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Blood Drive at Lakeland Plaza
August 3rd
Exceeded Blood Van Goals
 
In a memo to us from Carter BloodCares Susan Holt she says; I wanted to thank you for an excellent blood drive on Saturday. We collected 26 pints of blood.

26 pints X 3 = 78 lives saved by Premier Gun Show Donors and Rotary volunteers! BRAVO!!!
 
Thank you to Dr. Kelly Reed who took over for Jeff Siebert in the hospital. Kelly managed the set-up, take down and transport of all the blood drive signs and coordinated the location for the CarterBlood Care bus. Other members helping arrange donors were Mark Smith, Terry Kasen, Maithen Fluhrer and John Pokorny. Most importantly, thank you to our 26 donors.
August 3rd Blood Drive a Huge Success 2019-08-06 05:00:00Z 0

Lewisville Morning Rotarians Party Hardy

Posted on Aug 06, 2019
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No such thing as 
"All work and no play makes 
Jack a dull boy" in the
Lewisville Morning Rotary Club
 
Our club is well known in Lewisville for the community service our members do throughout the year. We also love to party, enjoying good fellowship, food and beverages with our Rotary Families. We have two upcoming dates that members should mark on their calendars; the August 22nd 4th Thursday Mixer at the Larue Winery and the September 7th End of Summer Party (see graphic). Please register by clicking these links.
Lewisville Morning Rotarians Party Hardy 2019-08-06 05:00:00Z 0

Join our Bookworms September 9th

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Lewisville Morning Rotary Club
starting a
Bookworms Group
 
Join us September 9th for a fun book discussion on "Defending Jacob" a mystery novel by William Landay. Good fellowship, wine and perceptive conversation about one of today's intriguing books.
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People of Action volunteer 2019-07-22 05:00:00Z 0

It was a very good year & LMR celebrated at 2019 Pass-the-Gavel

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2019 Pass-the-Gavel Event
to be a celebration of a great year
and a transition to 2019-2020 leadership team
 
We have had an amazing Rotary year under Ray Bowens leadership. Wednesday evening June 26th, Ray will be passing the gavel to incoming president Tom Rowe. Just a few facts about Lewisville Morning Rotary's accomplishments these past 12 months.
It was a very good year & LMR celebrated at 2019 Pass-the-Gavel 2019-06-24 05:00:00Z 0
2019-2020 Flag Lease Subscription Sales is in full swing Bob Troyer 2019-06-11 05:00:00Z 0

Serving Lewisville residents at Household Hazardous Waste Collection Saturday

Posted on Jun 08, 2019
 
Last Saturday, our members volunteered to empty over 100 Lewisville resident vehicles of Household Waste that cannot be discarded in our sewers of trash containers
Lewisville Morning Rotary Members volunteer the 2nd Saturday of every month to serve our residents and help keep our environment clean. That waste is the safely separated and packaged for transport to organizations that recycle the waste.
Serving Lewisville residents at Household Hazardous Waste Collection Saturday 2019-06-08 05:00:00Z 0

LMR Selling Coffee fresh from Costa Rica in support of Dental Equipment Project

Posted by Mark Smith on Jun 04, 2019
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Costa Rica is famous for it's Coffee Bean Production
Uses Environmentally Safe and Organic Farming Methods
 
Our project partners Rotary Club of San Padro Curridabat have arranged coffee directly from production facilities in Costa Rica. 
 
This coffee sale has limited supplies. We are selling 12 oz packages online by clicking here.
LMR Selling Coffee fresh from Costa Rica in support of Dental Equipment Project Mark Smith 2019-06-04 05:00:00Z 0
Perfect Attendance students win bikes at Central ES Bob Troyer 2019-05-25 05:00:00Z 0

Wine Tasting Party - fun way to raise money for Costa Rica Dental Project

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Lewisville Morning Rotary hosts May 17 Wine Tasting
at Wine with (an) Appeal to raise funds for
Clubs Dental Equipment Global Grant Project in Tirrases, Costa Rica
 
In addition to the wine tasting, the club held a silent auction of items members such as Audra Johnson donated. Audra donated hand knitted items, others donated wine, coffee from Costa Rica and several others.
Wine Tasting Party - fun way to raise money for Costa Rica Dental Project 2019-05-25 05:00:00Z 0

Evan Anderson awarded May Student of the Month

Posted on May 16, 2019
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Principal Scot Finch announces
Senior, Evan Anderson as Student of Month
from Hebron High School
 
Evan, a varsity basketball starter for HHS maintained a 3.9 grade point average for his high school career. He was a member of the National Honor Society and in the top 25% of his class.
Evan Anderson awarded May Student of the Month Marilyn Pokorny 2019-05-16 05:00:00Z 0
Missing Man Ceremony at closing of Wall that Heals 2019-05-07 05:00:00Z 0

Online Flag Lease Program 2019-2020 Subscription is open

Posted by Bob Troyer on May 07, 2019
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The 2019 - 2020 Flag Subscription Program at your residence
is now open for online new or renewal flag subscriptions
 
Click here for details about this years lease program. Please share this link with your friends and neighbors in Lewisville, Castle Hills, Double Oak, Flower Mound and Highland Village. We partner with youth programs such as the boy scouts to erect and remove the flags during the designated holidays. This is our clubs major fund raiser whose proceeds are shared with our community partners.
Online Flag Lease Program 2019-2020 Subscription is open Bob Troyer 2019-05-07 05:00:00Z 0
Lewisville Morning Rotary well represented at the District 5790 An Evening with Stars Event 2019-05-07 05:00:00Z 0

Hebron High School April Student of the Month

Posted by Marilyn Pokorny on Apr 23, 2019
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Congratulations Karishma Cordero, April Student of the Month
honored at our April 25th meeting
 
Hebron High School Principal, Scot Finch introduced Karishma Cordero to our members at our April 25th meeting. This senior with a 3.87 gpa achieved this lofty grade point average while taking Advance Placement Courses which give her college credit for work achieved while in high school.
Hebron High School April Student of the Month Marilyn Pokorny 2019-04-23 05:00:00Z 0

Costa Rica Dental Health Fair Team debriefs and discusses next trip in November

Posted by Carolyn Wright on Apr 05, 2019
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Team meets at Sneaky Pete's to debrief March trip experience
and make recommendations for next trip in November.
 
Both the traveling and stateside members of the March 9th Costa Rica Dental Fair in Tirrases, Costa Rica team met at Sneaky Pete's restaurant in Lewisville, Texas yesterday. Beyond having fun and fellowship together, the purpose of our meeting was to have an honest critique of what went well and what needs improvement.
Costa Rica Dental Health Fair Team debriefs and discusses next trip in November Carolyn Wright 2019-04-05 05:00:00Z 0 Dental Care,beautiful Costa Rica

Henrik Thimm returns for a visit to our April 11th Meeting

Posted by John Pokorny on Apr 02, 2019
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Our 2015-16 German Exchange Student Henrik Thimm 
will be attending our April 11th meeting
 
Henik is back in the states for two weeks visiting all the buds he made here in Texas while he was an exchange student. You may recall, Lewisville Morning Rotary Club was his host club. He spent the first few months living with the Pokorny's and the last few months living with the James Family  an exchange family of 5 a few doors down from the Pokorny's. Henrik attended Marcus HS where he played JV Basketball in addition to his academic endeavors.
 
He looks forward to seeing and talking to club Rotarians filling us in on his adventures since returning home.
Henrik Thimm returns for a visit to our April 11th Meeting John Pokorny 2019-04-02 05:00:00Z 0 Rotary Youth Exchange
"Proudly Served, Proudly Serving" luncheon - April 26th Mary Jones 2019-04-02 05:00:00Z 0 Honoring our Vets

Lewisville Morning Rotary to offer two Rotary Youth Leadership Awards

Posted on Mar 28, 2019
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LMR to provide 2 Scholarships for RYLA this year.
 
RYLA is an intensive leadership development program developed in 1971 by Rotary International for youth leaders this year taking place at Tarleton State University in Stephenville, TX from  June 26 through 30, 2019.
 
For a copy of the event flyer click here.
To more information about event click here.
To apply for RYLA click here.
Lewisville Morning Rotary to offer two Rotary Youth Leadership Awards 2019-03-28 05:00:00Z 0
Community Service Volunteers needed for Wall that Heals Mary Jones 2019-03-27 05:00:00Z 0 Wall that Heals

Lewisville Morning Rotary Club to participate in the Wall that Heals Events

Posted by Mary Jones and Todd Taylor on Mar 20, 2019
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Event to open with LMR Flag Retirement Ceremony
 

The Lewisville Morning Rotary Club is proud to announce that we will be participating in the City of Lewisville The Wall That Heals, the mobile three-quarter scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial (The Wall) in Washington, D.C., will be on display Thursday, May 2 – Sunday, May 5, just west of the Bob Wiseman Soccer Complex at Lewisville Lake Park.

 

Lewisville Morning Rotary Club to participate in the Wall that Heals Events Mary Jones and Todd Taylor 2019-03-20 05:00:00Z 0 Wall that Heals,patriotism
Lewisville Morning Rotary in Video Audra Johnson 2019-03-12 05:00:00Z 0 Community Service,Why Lewisville Morning Rotary,Why Rotary

Lewisville Morning Rotary Team returns from Tirrases, Costa Rica Health Fair Project

Posted on Mar 12, 2019
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Team of 6 Rotary members  and  5 local volunteer community members return
 
Mark Smith and Carolyn Wright led a team of 11 to Costa Rica this past week end for an International Service project that involved providing dental care for 80 patients without access to health care in this community of 23,000 built on an abandoned land fill. Our club partnered with the Rotary Club of San Pedro-Curridabat for this health fair.
 
We look forward to hearing about their adventures when we see them at the next meeting.
Lewisville Morning Rotary Team returns from Tirrases, Costa Rica Health Fair Project 2019-03-12 05:00:00Z 0 Community Service,International service project

Lewisville Morning Rotary awarded Rotary International Presidents Citation

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Club receives RI Presidents Citation for 2017-2018 Rotary Year
 
Immediate Past President Jeff Siebert, DDS accepts citation from Area 10 Assistant Governor Lori Fickerling at the February 28th meeting. The citation is given for achieving goals that strengthen Rotary and their club. Goals include increasing club membership, developing sustainable service projects, giving to The Rotary Foundation, and building awareness of Rotary in your community.
 
Congratulations, Dr. Siebert for your fantastic leadership in achieving this prestigious award.
Lewisville Morning Rotary awarded Rotary International Presidents Citation 2019-03-06 06:00:00Z 0 Presidents Citation

Team of Lewisville Morning Rotary and community members heading to Costa Rica to volunteer

Posted by Mark Smith on Mar 05, 2019
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A team of 11 LMR and local community members
to volunteer in Tirrases at Health Fair
 
In the wee hours of this Thursday morning, 5 LMR members, 1 LNR member and 5 community members will be leaving the airport bound for Costa Rica to participate in a community health fair serving the indigent population of Tirrases, Costa Rica. We will be partnering with the Rotary Club of San Jose Curridabat to serve 80 dental patients and many more medical care patients at the health fair Saturday, March 9th.
Team of Lewisville Morning Rotary and community members heading to Costa Rica to volunteer Mark Smith 2019-03-05 06:00:00Z 0 Community Service,International service project,service above self

Club Members deliver Perfect Attendance Bikes to Central ES

Posted by Jeff Siebert on Feb 25, 2019
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Lewisville Morning Rotary promotes Perfect Attendance at Central ES
 
You can't learn if you are not in school. The staff and teachers at Central ES (our adopted school) work very hard to prepare our students for a successful education. We need to encourage our students to be there every day if possible. For the last 15 years our club has been encouraging students to achieve perfect attendance throughout the school year. At the end of the school year we work with administration to recognize those students that have achieved that milestone. All students that achieved perfect attendance are recognized and win a goody bag full of treats and games. Two lucky students in each grade, whose name is drawn at random win a bike.
Club Members deliver Perfect Attendance Bikes to Central ES Jeff Siebert 2019-02-25 06:00:00Z 0 Literacy

Lewisville Morning Rotary members to Honor HHS Student of the Month

Posted by John Pokorny on Feb 19, 2019
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Hebron High School Principal Scot Finch introduced our February Student of the Month Ireland Beverley
Congratulations Ireland!
 
Ireland is a Senior at Hebron with multiple academic and athletic accomplishments during 4 years. She is a National Honor Society member and Science National Honor Society member that is within the top 10% of her class of over 900 students. She has excelled as a member of the award winning HHS Cheerleading squad. Having taken multiple AP courses she is well prepared for her next challenge at Texas A&M during the next 4 years.
 
In addition to her academic and athletic accomplishments, Ireland has honed her leadership skills and has an impressive list of community service activities.
Lewisville Morning Rotary members to Honor HHS Student of the Month John Pokorny 2019-02-19 06:00:00Z 0 awards

The 2019 Dictionary Project a complete success!

Posted by Charlene Dierks on Feb 06, 2019
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R - O - T - A - R - Y
 
"This is your dictionary." -  "Now lets do a little exercise." - "Find the word rotary."
 
This just part of the script members use when visiting 11 Lewisville ISD elementary schools this week to deliver dictionaries to 3rd graders. This project not only provides dictionaries to students that they can keep throughout their academic career, it is just plain fun to be part of the team delivering the books and helping them learn.
 
Planning for this project which is partially funded through our clubs fund raising projects and matching funds from The Rotary Foundation started at the beginning of the school year. When the dictionaries were delivered late January our team went to work. Marilyn Pokorny prepared labels. Last Saturday a team of committee chair Charlene Dierks, Ray Bowens, Tom Rowe, Mark Smith, Nancy Smith and Bob Troyer worked to insert the labels in 1028 dictionaries and sign each dictionary. It is a labor of love in preparation for delivery this week.
The 2019 Dictionary Project a complete success! Charlene Dierks 2019-02-06 06:00:00Z 0

2018 SOUTHWEST AIRLINES® TICKETS RAFFLE

Posted by Mark Smith and Carolyn Wright on Jan 16, 2019
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Fly anywhere that Southwest Airlines Flies
 
2018 Southwest Airlines Ⓡ Tickets Raffle organized by
District 5790 Lewisville Morning Rotary Club
RAFFLE Benefiting a Community Dental Project in Tirrases, Costa Rica
 
Raffle tickets are 1 FOR $20 | 3 FOR $50 | 7 FOR $100.
The drawing will take place on February 28, 2019
To purchase tickets on-line click here.
2018 SOUTHWEST AIRLINES® TICKETS RAFFLE Mark Smith and Carolyn Wright 2019-01-16 06:00:00Z 0 Airlines,Dental Care,Southwest,airline ticket raffle

HHS Senior Jamal Henry recognized as January Student of the Month

Posted by Marilyn Pokorny on Jan 16, 2019
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Jamal Henry to be recognized as
Hebron High School Student of the Month
 
Lewisville Morning Rotary members and guests received a treat when they met Hebron High School's Rotary Student of the Month at their January 17th meeting.  Jamal has a kindred spirit with Rotary members because of his "Service Above Self" attitude about life. An excellent student, mature beyond his years, he volunteers as an office aide and works as a "PE Partner" with special needs kids.
HHS Senior Jamal Henry recognized as January Student of the Month Marilyn Pokorny 2019-01-16 06:00:00Z 0
AJ's Video about the Lewisville Morning Rotary Club 2018-12-30 06:00:00Z 0 Lewisville Morning Rotary,video

Hebron High School student Faizann Vidhani recognized at Dec 20th meeting

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Hebron High School Principal Scot Finch introduced HHS Student of the Month at Dec 20th meeting
 
Mr. Finch introduced the Hebron High School December Student of the Month today. Senior, Faizann Vidhani is ranked 5th in his class with 4.0 GPA that was achieved even while taking 13 advanced placement courses.
 
Congratulations Faizaan Vidhani - December Student of the Month!
Hebron High School student Faizann Vidhani recognized at Dec 20th meeting 2018-12-18 06:00:00Z 0

HELP! Carter BloodCare needs volunteers Dec 22nd

Posted by Jeff Siebert on Dec 18, 2018
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Because of low Blood Supplies, Carter BloodCare has added Blood Drive on Dec 22nd at the Music City Mall
 
For the past few years, the Lewisville Morning Rotary Club has become one of Carter BloodCares most trusted partners to help them organize volunteers for the Blood Drives in the the Lewisville area such as at the Music City Mall. Susan Holt of Carter BloodCare has come to us again for our volunteer help for a blood drive this Saturday at Music City Mall. Help is needed to encourage last minute shoppers to take a few minutes away from their shopping to "Give the Gift of Life".  
 
While this December 22nd event was not included in our clubs planned community service events, we encourage every member to consider taking an hour out of their day to volunteer. Bring family members. If so inclined, dress for the occasion with Christmas paraphernalia or even a vampire cape like Jeff wears. Please register your volunteer intentions by clicking here.
HELP! Carter BloodCare needs volunteers Dec 22nd Jeff Siebert 2018-12-18 06:00:00Z 0

Saving Lives December 8th Blood Drive

Posted by Jeff Siebert
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Blood Donated at Dec. 8th Blood Drive in the Music City Mall will Save 57 Lives
 
December 8, 2018 was another very busy day for the Rotary Club of Lewisville Morning. Not only did we serve the community by helping residents empty their vehicles of the Household Hazardous Waste to be safely recycled or destroyed, our members hosted a Blood Drive at the Music City Mall Shopping Center. Below is a message we received from Susan Holt the Carter BloodCare representative.

On behalf of Carter BloodCare we would like to thank you, your Rotary volunteers, and all the wonderful donors that gave of their time to help others.
Saving Lives December 8th Blood Drive Jeff Siebert 2018-12-17 06:00:00Z 0

The Colony HS Interact Club does Stockings for Students

Posted by Tammy Ellis on Dec 13, 2018
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TCHS Interact Club December Project - Stockings for Students
 
For their December community service project, Interact Club members 37 stockings for our LovePacs kids. Lovepacs is an organization that was born out of a shared desire to help children in our community. They strive to make sure no child goes hungry while on breaks from school. 
 
 
In addition to stockings for Lovepac kids, Interact members were able to help the Angel Tree kids by filling 8 more stockings, making Christmas merry for these children also.
The Colony HS Interact Club does Stockings for Students Tammy Ellis 2018-12-13 06:00:00Z 0 Community Service,service above self
Congratulation to LMR member Audra Johnson 2018-12-06 06:00:00Z 0

Saving Lives December 1st Blood Drive

Posted by Jeff Siebert
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Blood Donated at Dec. 1st Blood Drive in Lakeside Plaza will Save 51 Lives
 
December 1, 2018 was a very busy day for the Rotary Club of Lewisville Morning. Not only did we serve 750 pancake and sausage breakfasts to Lewisville families at the Old Town Lewisville Holiday Stroll Breakfast with Santa, our members hosted a Blood Drive at the Lakeside Plaza Shopping Center. Below is a message we received from Susan Holt the Carter BloodCare representative.

On behalf of Carter BloodCare we would like to thank you, Lewisville Morning Rotary Club, and Premier Gun Show for sponsoring this blood drive.
 
 
Saving Lives December 1st Blood Drive Jeff Siebert 2018-12-05 06:00:00Z 0

Breakfast with Santa is a SOLD OUT Event

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This years Breakfast with Santa was a Complete Success
 
A huge thank you to the 43 Rotary member, community volunteers and city staff workers that made this years event such a community success. We SOLD OUT serving 750 pancake and sausage meals to families from throughout the community that came to visit Santa and watch the parade at noon.
 
Thank you, Thank you, Thank you to all our members, volunteers, sponsors and partners for making this such a successful event.
 
Breakfast with Santa is a SOLD OUT Event 2018-12-03 06:00:00Z 0 Breakfast with Santa,Holiday Stroll,Lewisville Police Dept,Pancakes,Sausage

The Rotary Foundation releases Annual Report

This is an Annual Report like you have not seen before.
Very well done, easy to follow report about everything Rotary accomplished in 2017-2018
Not just The Rotary Foundation - A global report of everything available to our 36,678 Clubs 
Well worth the time to go through.
 
 
The Rotary Foundation releases Annual Report 2018-12-03 06:00:00Z 0

Thank You Sponsor's

We would like to give a great big shout out to all the Breakfast with Santa sponsors that are supporting this event at Wayne Ferguson Plaza on Saturday Dec. 1st from 8:00 AM until noon. Below are the place mats we will be using while serving a delicious breakfast of pancakes and sausage after families visit Santa Clause.
 
Thank You Sponsor's 2018-11-28 06:00:00Z 0

Student of the Month Marquis Johnson honored

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Congratulations Marquis!
Hebron HS Junior, Marquis Johnson named Student of the Month at Nov 16th meeting
 
Marquis has had a stellar high school career with a 3.9 grade point average. He is a member of the Hebron HS Hawks football and track teams. In addition, he supports several of the Hebron High School athletic teams as a Ruckus and Rowdy member.
 
When he completes his studies at Hebron, Marquis plans to attend Oklahoma State where he plans to study Aerospace Administration and Operations to become a pilot.
Student of the Month Marquis Johnson honored 2018-11-21 06:00:00Z 0
End Polio Update - Nov 9, 2018 2018-11-10 06:00:00Z 0 End Polio

5000 People viewed 8th Annual Flag Retirement Ceremony on MAD 
Radio FB Live Video

Lewisville Morning Rotary Event viewed on  MAD Radio Facebook Live Video.
 
Last Saturday, Lewisville Morning Rotary hosted its 8th Annual Flag Retirement Ceremony at the Wayne Ferguson Plaza in Lewisville, TX. We invited John Solerno host of MAD Radio to join us. John did a live video broadcast the entire event for his audience. So, in addition to those that attended, 5714 watched our #peopleofaction members host this wonderful tribute to our flag, our country and all the veterans that have served in the armed forces.
5000 People viewed 8th Annual Flag Retirement Ceremony on MAD Radio FB Live Video 2018-11-03 05:00:00Z 0 Honoring our Country,Honoring our Vets,honoring flag
Make a date to join us of the Alzhiemer's Fund Raiser Nov 17th Bill Shaw 2018-10-29 05:00:00Z 1 Craft Beer,alzheimers,fund raising
2018 Flag Retirement Ceremony - A Memorable Event 2018-10-28 05:00:00Z 1 flag,honoring flag,patriotism

LMR Seeking Event Sponsors for Pancake Breakfast with Santa

Posted by Taylor Bankroff on Oct 22, 2018
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This will be the 5th year that Lewisville Morning Rotary members will be hosting Pancake Breakfast with Santa. This year the event will take place under the big top on the Wayne Ferguson Plaza Saturday, December 1st from 8 AM until Noon.
 
For our sponsors convenience, you may now purchase your sponsorship on line at
Hover your pointer over blue letting above to go to on-line purchase page.
LMR Seeking Event Sponsors for Pancake Breakfast with Santa Taylor Bankroff 2018-10-22 05:00:00Z 0 business sponsor

Lewisville Morning Rotary participating in Read Across Central

Posted on Oct 15, 2018
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Read Across Central October 26th
 
Be the Inspiration is the 2018-19 Rotary Theme. Rotary members from our club will be inspiring the children in our adopted school, Central ES to be life long readers on October 26th. This is one of the most enjoyable projects we do with the kids.
 
All club members and their families are encouraged to join us. Register now for your time slot and class assignment by clicking here.
 
Lewisville Morning Rotary participating in Read Across Central 2018-10-15 05:00:00Z 1 Literacy
What are Rotary Fellowships? 2018-10-15 05:00:00Z 0

Join us for our 8th Annual Flag Retirement Ceremony

Posted by Frank Hebb on Oct 06, 2018
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The Lewisville Morning Rotary Club announces its Eighth Annual United States Flag Retirement Ceremony to be held Saturday, October 27, 2018. The event will be held at 1 p.m. at Wayne Ferguson Plaza on Church St in Lewisville.
 
Members are asked to volunteer for an event assignment by clicking here.
Join us for our 8th Annual Flag Retirement Ceremony Frank Hebb 2018-10-06 05:00:00Z 0
Polio Eradication Update 2018-10-01 05:00:00Z 0

Meet our newest member Taylor Bankroff

Posted on Sep 28, 2018
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Taylor Faye Bankroff joins Lewisville Morning Rotary
 
 Like many of us, Taylor is not a native Texan, but she got here as quickly as she could. She is an Indiana native that graduated from Purdue with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering. After which, she received a Masters of Business Administration Degree from Kelly School of Business in Bloomington, IN.
 
Currently working for Rheem Manufacturing in Lewisville as the Assistant Project Manager. She lives in Lewisville and is an active volunteer in Journey with a Dream, a Rheem community outreach program.
 
Taylor is pictured here with her Sponsor Bill Shaw and club president Roy Bowens
 
Congratulations Taylor Bankroff!
We look forward to volunteering with you as a member of the Lewisville Morning Rotary Club.
Meet our newest member Taylor Bankroff 2018-09-28 05:00:00Z 0

Lewisville Morning Rotary Participates in Western Days hosting two events

Posted on Sep 25, 2018
Come join us at the Western Days Festival
Lewisville Morning Rotary proudly hosts two Western Days Events - Register online to participate or at the events located on Main and Mill.
The Hot Diggity Dog Hoedown on Sept 28th from 5 pm to 9 pm
 
Here are some links you will find useful. Hover pointer over item and click.
Lewisville Morning Rotary Participates in Western Days hosting two events 2018-09-25 05:00:00Z 0

Thank You to all our Western Days Event Sponsors

Posted on Sep 24, 2018
 
Lewisville Morning Rotary wishes to thank all the Sponsors for our two Western Days Events.
Hot Doggity Dog Hoedown Sept. 28th and our 21st Annual Car and Motorcycle Show Sept 29th
 
  
 
 
George and Susan Gober - Have a very successful Western Days
 
                                
                                                                                                Mary Jones, Regional Distributor and Business Consultant
 
           
                                                                                  Ray Bowens - Owner                     
 
       
    
       Flower Mound                                      407 in Flower Mound        Main St. in Lewisville
 
    
                                                                                    of Lewisville          Denton & Lewisville                                               
           
          
                                                                                                    Mill Steet Tire
 
Heineken- BBQ & Tamale Steamer
 
 
Family of Rotary
Diana McMillin
Frank and Pat Hebb
John and Marilyn Pokorny
Mark and Nancy Smith
Thank You to all our Western Days Event Sponsors 2018-09-24 05:00:00Z 0
Loyal Sponsors, Verfs Tavern and Grill and the Shoal Creek Tavern agree to sponsor all 3 of Lewisville Morning Rotary Annual Fund Raisers for 3rd year in a row 2018-09-21 05:00:00Z 0
Maverick Harley Davidson and Lonestar Harley Davidson are Event Sponsors for our 21st Annual Car and Motorcycle Show Terry Kasen 2018-09-21 05:00:00Z 0

Meet our September Student of the Month Maddie Edwards

Posted on Sep 20, 2018
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Hebron High School Senior Maddie Edwards Named September Student of the Month
 
What a joy to recognize Maddie last week. She is on the A-B Honor Roll including taking advanced courses such as Pre-calculus and AP English. She is also active in the Encore Theater as a Varsity Member. She is the Chair of the Lewisville ISD Student Advisory Committee. Also, Maddie is an Officer on the HHS Student Council, a "leader" in the FCA, is a member of the Thespians National Honor Society as well as being leader in the "I Am Second" Sports Bible Study group.
 
When she completes her high school studies she is planning to attend either Texas Tech or Texas A&M where she plans to study pre-law. When her collegiate studies are done it is her intention to remain very active in community service activities contributing where ever her talent leads. Her career choice will be focused in those careers where can be happy while contributing to a better world.
Meet our September Student of the Month Maddie Edwards 2018-09-20 05:00:00Z 0

Meet our newest member, Mark Smith

Posted on Sep 15, 2018
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Mark Smith inducted as a member of the Lewisville Morning Rotary Club Sept. 13th
 
Say hello to our newly inducted member Mark Smith. Mark and his wife Nancy are 40 year residents of Lewisville. Mark recently retired from Pepsi as the IT Asset Manager for their North American operations. Mark and Nancy have one child (Trisha).
 
Marks Lewiville roots are deep. He is a proud Fighting Farmer. He is a 2005 graduate of the Lewisville Citizen's Police Academy. We look forward to serving along side Mark during Lewisville Morning Rotary's projects and fund raisers.
Meet our newest member, Mark Smith 2018-09-15 05:00:00Z 0

Have you met Celina yet?

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Celina Marinez joins Lewisville Morning Rotary
 
Celina was inducted as a member of our club on August 23rd. She is the Human Resources Manager for Rheem A/C Division here in Lewisville, Texas. She lives in Haslett, TX with her 3 children.
 
A member of the Kappa Delta Chi Sorority she has been committed to life of community service since her college days. We look forward to serving along side Celina during Lewisville Morning Rotary projects and fund raisers.
Have you met Celina yet? 2018-09-15 05:00:00Z 0

2018 Car and Motorcycle Show at Western Days

Posted by Terry Kasen on Sep 08, 2018
 

Join us for the 21st annual car and motorcycle show event being held during the Lewisville Western Days Festival.
The show will be held in Old Town Lewisville at the intersection of Main St. & Mill Streets. Hosted by the Lewisville Morning Rotary Club.

Longhorn and Maverick Harley Davidson are also helping to sponsor the event and will have some fun activities for guests.

Participants in the show may preregister on-line at:
https://portal.clubrunner.ca/1833/Event/21st-annual-car-show
There is a $20 entry fee for cars and motorcycles.

2018 Car and Motorcycle Show at Western Days Terry Kasen 2018-09-08 05:00:00Z 0
Lewisville Morning Rotary announces 1st Annual Hot Diggity Dog Hoedown at Western Days Mary Jones 2018-09-08 05:00:00Z 0

Don't Miss our 4th Thursday Evening Meeting

Posted on Aug 23, 2018
It is the 4th Thursday of the month - 7 PM Evening Meeting
 
Our new flexible meeting schedule will allow those whose schedules prohibit an early morning meeting an opportunity to enjoy the fellowship and fun at our once a once month 7 PM meetings.
 
We have a great speaker planned in Connie Pelphery who will be sharing Lewisville Education Foundation's exciting plans for the Curiouser and Curiouser Ball.
 
Join us at the Old Town Brewhouse at 7 PM tomorrow, August 23rd for a enjoyable Rotary experience.
 
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Aug 18th End Polio Update 2018-08-20 05:00:00Z 0 End Polio
Come join us Thursday Aug 16 as we honor Lewisville Police Chief Russ Kerbow 2018-08-11 05:00:00Z 0

Membership Committee People of Action Membership Plan Announcement

Posted by Lori Krouskos on Aug 03, 2018
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Sustaining our clubs Fantastic Community Service Image requires a People of Action Growth Plan
 
Our club is an award winning club known in the community for its service. We know the need for community service volunteer activities such as ours is great. Our membership has big hearts, but to be able to continue our service mission in the community, we need more members like us that have a passion for giving of their time, talent and treasure.
 
Membership in Rotary is by invitation. We invite friends and neighbors to our meetings and service projects so they can learn about our club's passion for service. Such passion is infectious and these friends and neighbors become interested in being an active part of Rotary.
Membership Committee People of Action Membership Plan Announcement Lori Krouskos 2018-08-03 05:00:00Z 0
District Governor Gerald Robinson recognizes LMR People of Action 2018-07-19 05:00:00Z 0
Lewisville Morning Rotary to be International partner with Host Club Rotario San Pedro Curridabat on Global Grant Project to develop a Dental Clinic in Tirrasis, Costa Rica 2018-07-19 05:00:00Z 0

July 20th Why I Walk Happy Hour a Success

Posted by William Shaw on Jul 13, 2018
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Why I Walk Happy Hour and Giveback Club Social
 
The Why I Walk Happy Hour to raise money for the Alzheimer's Association was a complete success with many members in attendance. With the help of his Rotary buds, member Bill Shaw's team will be able to make a significant contribution to the Alzheimer's Association at the 2018 Walk to End Alzheimer's at Grandscape (The Colony, TX) in late September.
July 20th Why I Walk Happy Hour a Success William Shaw 2018-07-13 05:00:00Z 0

Lewisville Morning Rotary announces Meeting Location and Meeting Time Changes

Posted by Ray Bowen on Jul 12, 2018
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New Meeting Venue
 
Effective with the July 12, 2018 meeting, the Rotary Club of Lewisville Morning will be hold all it's weekly meetings at the Old Town Brewhouse at 146 Whatley Road in Lewisville.
 
Meeting Times
 
Starting July, 2018 we will be meeting 7:00 AM on the 1st, 2nd & 3rd Thursday of every month and at 7:00 PM on the 4th Thursday of every month. 
Lewisville Morning Rotary announces Meeting Location and Meeting Time Changes Ray Bowen 2018-07-12 05:00:00Z 0
Belize Aquaponic Grow Bed Project Update - 2nd Harvest John Pokorny 2018-07-03 05:00:00Z 0 aquaponics,organic gardening

Join us for Pass-the-Gavel on June 28th

Posted by Mary Jones on Jun 20, 2018
 
Pass the Gavel   
 
June 28, 2018 at Point Bank
 
915 W. Main Street, Lewisville, TX 75067.   Thank you (in advance) Lori Krouskos for offering the bank. 
 
The evening will begin at 6:00 pm with cocktails and Call To Order at 6:30 pm.  Spouses and significant others are invited.  Please RSVP to Mary so that we can properly prepare for the evening.  
 
Besides great food and fellowship, this annual event offers members an opportunity to recognize our clubs leaders and do a year in review. This evening offers promises to be a wonderful evening celebrating our fantastic year.
 
Join us for Pass-the-Gavel on June 28th Mary Jones 2018-06-20 05:00:00Z 0

Lewisville Morning Rotary Club to host Blood Drive at the Premier Gun Show on June 30th

Posted by Audra Johnson on Jun 16, 2018
 
We need volunteers to both give blood and help manage the donors at the blood drive.
Club members are encouraged to volunteer for one of the volunteer time slots by clicking here. Members are encouraged to bring family and friends along when  when they volunteer.
Community members are encouraged to donate blood. Summer blood supplies are very low. To find out more about donating, please click here.
Lewisville Morning Rotary Club to host Blood Drive at the Premier Gun Show on June 30th Audra Johnson 2018-06-16 05:00:00Z 0

Lewisville Morning Rotary hosted on M.A.D Radio Podcast

Posted by Mary Jones on Jun 10, 2018
Rotary, Making a Difference. Check-out this video. Two of our members (Jeff Siebert and Mary Jones and our April Student of the Month Richard Keys from Hebron HS were guests on the May 23rd M.A.D Radio Program with John Solerno and Magen King.
 
 
To see Student of the Month Richard Keys, Club President Jeff Siebert and Club Secretary May Jones entire interview, go to minute 10 and play thru minute 58. Great job guys
Lewisville Morning Rotary hosted on M.A.D Radio Podcast Mary Jones 2018-06-10 05:00:00Z 0
District 5790 Honors LMR with Several Awards John Pokorny 2018-05-20 05:00:00Z 0

Central ES Perfect Attendance Award Ceremonies May 29, 30 and 31

Posted on May 07, 2018
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Lewisville Morning Rotary to Award a bike to a boy and a girl from each grade at Central ES the last week of May
 
To encourage student learning our club recognizes those students at Central Elementary School who have made the effort to attend school every school day of the year. We award one boys bike and one girls bike to every class level. To select the winning students, a special ceremony is held at the end of the year for each grade. This year ceremonies will be held May 29th, May 30th and May 31st. At these ceremonies all the children with perfect attendance are called up to receive a goody bag prepared by our Rotary Members. At the end of the the goodie bag ceremony, we pull one boys name and one girls name out of a hat. Those children are awarded a brand new bike.
 
We encourage every member of the club to participate in one of the six award ceremonies at Central Elementary School that week. Members can select a time that fits their schedule by clicking here.
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Central ES Perfect Attendance Award Ceremonies May 29, 30 and 31 2018-05-07 05:00:00Z 0

Thursday Funnies for May 10th

Posted on May 07, 2018
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COMPUTER: A device designed to speed and automate errors

COMPUTER CLUB: Used to strike computer forcefully upon receiving error messages

CONSOLE: What one does to a "down" computer

CURSOR: An expert in 4-letter words

DUMP: A system programmer's work area

 
Thursday Funnies for May 10th 2018-05-07 05:00:00Z 0

BBQ and Fun Social
Breakfast of Champions to be Served for May 3rd Meeting at 5PM in the Old Town Brew House 

Posted by Jeff Siebert on Apr 24, 2018
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BBQ and Fun Social
to be served 5 PM May 3rd at Old Town Brew House
 
Breakfast will be served at our Thursday May 3rd meeting will occur at 5 pm instead of our normal 7 am meeting. We will be meeting at Old Town Brew House at 5:00 PM. There will not be a 7 AM meeting Thursday at the CCA Community room on May 3rd.
 
BBQ Pit Master will be none other than President Elect Ray Bower. Beer Brew Master will be fellow Rotary member will be Bill Shaw.
 
This will be a fun meeting. Bring your spouse or significant other. Bring a guest. Bring a friend.
BBQ and Fun SocialBreakfast of Champions to be Served for May 3rd Meeting at 5PM in the Old Town Brew House  Jeff Siebert 2018-04-24 05:00:00Z 0

Webster Mangham to speak at April 26th Meeting

Posted on Apr 24, 2018
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Twelve years spent managing aquatic freshwater resources and developing innovative methodologies for large and small river system studies. He is a geographer with extensive experience using a multi-disciplinary skill set to design, implement and execute scientific studies to support long-term channel monitoring, water planning and in-stream flow studies for the Trinity River basin. He has considerable experience in project and personnel management and always lead from the front with initiative, ingenuity, and integrity.
 
Webster is a graduate of the University of Central Oklahoma with a Masters Degree from UNT. Webster has served 5 years in the Marines.
Webster Mangham to speak at April 26th Meeting 2018-04-24 05:00:00Z 0

Thursday Funny for May 3rd

Posted by John Pokorny on Apr 24, 2018
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What Are You Looking For? 

Coming in from playing, little Freddy looked confused. His mom asked, "Is something the matter?"

"I just was talking with old Mr. Dodd," Freddy replied. "He was searching through his big garbage container and I asked him what he was looking for."

"He said, 'Please don't bother me now Freddy, I've thrown out my back!'"

Little Freddie may have been confused, but in fact Back Pain is not funny.

We may not have "thrown out" our back trash diving like old man Dodd in this story. But, most of us at one time or another experienced back or joint pain of some type and needed the medical services of a Chiropractor like our fellow Rotary Member Dr. Kelly Reed.

Choosing a medical professional whose expertise in Chiropractic medicine is a challenge. In addition to muscular skeletal skills, we want someone with integrity, honesty and is a caring person. Knowing that the person is a Rotary member helps to make that choice. Caring and honesty is part of our creed.

The next time you need such service consider. Dr Reed of the Lewisville Chiropractic Center, 326 S Edmonds Ln Suite 104, Lewisville, TX 75067

       

       Dr. Kelly Reed                                        office phone: (972) 436-2521

Thursday Funny for May 3rd John Pokorny 2018-04-24 05:00:00Z 0

Richard Keys selected as the April Student of the Month from Hebron High School

Posted by Mary Jones on Apr 24, 2018
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Congratulations to our April Student of the Month, Richard Keys
Scot Finch-principal at Hebron High School presented Richard Keys with the Lewisville Morning Rotary Club Student of the Month award!  Richard was selected as Hebron High School's Student of the Month for his senior class.  This young man does an incredible amount for his school, church and community.  He follows in his father's footsteps in serving his community-his father is Lieutenant Byron Keys of the City of Irving Police Department.
Richard Keys selected as the April Student of the Month from Hebron High School Mary Jones 2018-04-24 05:00:00Z 0

Thursday Funny for April 26th

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 Story of Four People
This is the story of four people named Everybody, Somebody, Anybody, and Nobody. There was an important job to be done and Everybody was asked to do it. Anybody could have done it, but Nobody did it. Somebody got angry about that, because it was Everybody's job. Everybody thought Anybody could do it, but Nobody realized that Everybody wouldn't do it. Consequently, it wound up that Nobody told Anybody, so Everybody blamed Somebody.
 
Moral of this not-so-funny story? The moral for our readers is that these four people are not the kind of people that join Lewisville Morning Rotary. Our members are People of Action.. We see a need, we exchange ideas how to address the need, we take action.
 
We  we  we 
 
If you are the kind of individual that wants to make a difference in our community and our world come join us for breakfast.
We meet every 7 AM Thursday morning at the Christian Community Action Community Room.
More information about joining? Click here.
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District 5790 to host 2018-2019 Club Leadership Training Event April 28, 2018

Posted by Ray Bowens on Apr 09, 2018
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Club leaders current and future should plan to attend.
 
Several members of our club have already  agreed to take club leadership rolls for the 2018-2019 Rotary year. This event is a prime opportunity to learn more about your rolls as club leaders. We encourage anyone that is serving on the Board of Directors, is or will be an event or committee chair person or simply would like to learn more about Rotary leadership is encouraged to attend. Attendance fees for this event are paid by the club. If you are intending to attend  please notify President Elect Ray Bowen by clicking here. You can register yourself by selecting the switch, or I can register for you. If you register yourself, turn in your receipt to Heather to be reimbursed.
     
 
See the event particulars and the  curriculum that will be covered below.
District 5790 to host 2018-2019 Club Leadership Training Event April 28, 2018 Ray Bowens 2018-04-09 05:00:00Z 0

Lewisville Morning Rotary to Host Regional 4 Way Test Contest April 21st

Posted by Frank Hebb on Apr 09, 2018
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Lewisville Regional Contest for 4-Way Test Speech Contest
hosted by the Lewisville Morning Rotary Club
 
Volunteers are needed to assist with set-up and take-down of the event. We plan to meet at 11:00 AM Saturday, May 21st to set-up. We anticipate take-down and clean-up will start at around 2:30 pm. Please contact Frank Hebb by clicking here, if you can volunteer to help with set-up and or take-down.
Lewisville Morning Rotary to Host Regional 4 Way Test Contest April 21st Frank Hebb 2018-04-09 05:00:00Z 0

LMR members launch Mini-Project in Support of Loreto House in Denton

Posted by John Pokorny on Apr 05, 2018
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Members donate 9 cases of #5 & #6 Diapers for Children served by Loreto House
We are Rotary #MakingaDifference #PeopleofAction. Yesterday, our members received word that Loreto House was in dire need of diapers. Today, thanks to the generosity of our members we filled the back of an SUV and delivered the diapers to their facility in Denton. For more info on Loreto House go to www.loretohouse.org
 
As a project, this was definitely one of smallest ones. But to quote St. Teresa of Calcutta "Not All Of Us Can Do Great Things, But We Can Do Small Things With Great Love"
LMR members launch Mini-Project in Support of Loreto House in Denton John Pokorny 2018-04-05 05:00:00Z 0 Loreto House

April is Rotary Maternal and Child Health and Child Month

Posted on Apr 04, 2018
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So, how should we create awareness for April as Rotary Maternal and Child Health month? Rotarian Audra Johnson suggested we knit or purchase baby products for non-profit agencies that serves children and families. Great idea! Do you have any suggestions? E-mail Jeff Siebert or Ray Bowens with your ideas. 
 
John & Marilyn Pokorny are tapping into Audra's idea by collecting donations of baby products such as diapers, wipes and other such items for Loredo House in Denton. Loredo House serves the needs of women, and men, who are dealing with an unplanned pregnancy. They offer free resources such as: pregnancy test, sonogram, diapers, maternity clothes, baby food and items and parenting classes. Please join them by bringing donations to tomorrow's meeting.
April is Rotary Maternal and Child Health and Child Month 2018-04-04 05:00:00Z 0
Thursday Funnies - in this case funny but true. 2018-04-04 05:00:00Z 0

LMR honors Hebron High School student Alyssa Biasatti as March Student of the Month

Posted by John Pokorny on Mar 29, 2018
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Congratulations!
 
Alyssa Biasatti, Hebron High School 
Student of the Month for March
 
This Hebron High School senior has had an outstanding 4 year experience as a well rounded student with excellent academic credentials, several different volunteer activities and admirable service to her fellow students through her Student Council and Theater Arts involvement.
LMR honors Hebron High School student Alyssa Biasatti as March Student of the Month John Pokorny 2018-03-29 05:00:00Z 0 Hebron High School,Student of the Month
Rotary Night at the Rough Riders Dr. Pepper Ball Park April 7th 2018-03-29 05:00:00Z 0 Roughriders
Educational evening at the March 22nd Upper Trinity Regional Water Plan Tour and Picnic John Pokorny 2018-03-28 05:00:00Z 0 RYLA,Water and Sanitation,world water day

Thursday Funnies for March 15th

Posted on Mar 07, 2018
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Newspapers are Old School
 
I asked my daughter if she’d seen my newspaper. 

She told me that newspapers are old school. 

She said that people use tablets nowadays and handed me her iPad. 

The fly didn’t stand a chance.  
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Thursday Funnies for March 8th 2018-03-05 06:00:00Z 0 Dr. Suess,Technical Writer,Vocations

John Salerno of MAD Radio to speak at March 1st Meeting

Posted on Feb 28, 2018
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John Salerno is co-host of MAD Radio
”where we focus on giving back to the community and featuring
nonprofit organizations and comedians who bring laughter into the lives of others"
 
John retired from the NYC Police Department as a Detective. He spent 24 years in the Farmingdale Fire Department volunteering/serving my community. Retired as Chief. Director of Laughter Saves Lives Texas. A nonprofit organization that performs comedy shows for our injured 1st responders and Military personal
John Salerno of MAD Radio to speak at March 1st Meeting 2018-02-28 06:00:00Z 0 Fish Bowl,MAD Radio

Supporting the Rotary Foundation is simple through Rotary Direct

Posted by John Pokorny
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Supporting The Rotary Foundation helps to improve Water and Sanitation world wide.
 
We here in Texas are blessed with an infrastructure that makes sure all of us have good clean safe water to sustain us. However, much of the world is not so fortunate. Clubs like ours throughout the world are making a difference by implementing water and sanitation projects that are funded by The Rotary Foundation (TRF).
 
Did you know that you can give as little as $10 to support such efforts through Rotary Direct? Simply select the Annual Fund you wish to support, the amount you wish to donate, whether your gift is a one time gift or monthly, quarterly or annual. then simply provide your credit or debit card information. For me, it is a budget friendly way of supporting the Rotary Foundation and water projects throughout the world.
Supporting the Rotary Foundation is simple through Rotary Direct John Pokorny 2018-02-21 06:00:00Z 0 The Rotary Foundation,Water and Sanitation

Thursday Funnies for March 1st

Posted on Feb 21, 2018
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A helicopter was flying around above Seattle when an electrical malfunction disabled all of the aircraft's electronic navigation and communications equipment. 

Due to the clouds and haze, the pilot could not determine the helicopter's position. The pilot saw a tall building, flew toward it, circled, and held up a handwritten sign that said "WHERE AM I?" in large letters. People in the tall building quickly responded to the aircraft, drew a large sign, and held it in a building window. Their sign said "YOU ARE IN A HELICOPTER." 
 
Thursday Funnies for March 1st 2018-02-21 06:00:00Z 0 Engineering,Technology,website management

Stephen Thomas to Speak at Feb 22nd Lewisville Morning Rotary Meeting

Posted by Kelly Reed on Feb 20, 2018
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Denton County Salvation Army Emergency Service Mobile Canteen "Doing the Most Good"
Serving Hurricane Harvey Victims in Houston
 
Stephen Thomas, Executive Director Denton County Social Services will speak at the Feb. 22nd Lewisville Morning Rotary Club Buffet Breakfast Meeting at the Christian Community Action Main Offices Community Room on 200 S. Mill in Lewisville at 7 AM.
 
Few in our area know that the Salvation Army Lewisville operations include a fully equiped mobile canteen designed to serve thousands of meals in response to disasters such as Hurricane Harvey.
Stephen Thomas to Speak at Feb 22nd Lewisville Morning Rotary Meeting Kelly Reed 2018-02-20 06:00:00Z 0 Charity,Huricane Harvey,Salvation Army

Lewisville Morning Rotary has a Rockin' Vision for 2021

Posted by Ray Bowen on Feb 18, 2018
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On a rainy February 17th Saturday morning seventeen of our members did an outstanding job of developing a comprehensive vision for our club that will be used for formalize an exciting strategic plan that will provide the template for serving our community and the world through 2021..
 
Through a dynamic process called visioning, members shared their vision and we gathered ideas that were synthesized into a comprehensive vision that represents what are club can accomplish in the community and the world between now and 2021.
 
A giant shout-put goes to Rotary District 5790 Visioning Team members PDG Gene Davenport, Pat Peters (Decatur Rotary), Roger Pascal (FW International Rotary) for giving up their Saturday morning to guide us through the process.
Lewisville Morning Rotary has a Rockin' Vision for 2021 Ray Bowen 2018-02-18 06:00:00Z 0 Lewisville Morning Rotary,Strategic Plan,Visioning

So, how do you know that the water in the tap is safe and will it be there when you need it

Posted by John Pokorny on Feb 14, 2018
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March is Rotary Water and Sanitation Month
 
March 22, 2018 is the UN World Water Day. Unlike many parts of our world a safe and plentiful water supply is taken for granted in Denton County. So, to celebrate, we will be moving the time and place of our regular March 22nd meeting Rotary meeting to the Upper Trinity Water Plant on 900 N. Kealy in Lewisville. This is a family event! Our Meeting start time will be 5 PM. The outdoor business meeting will start promptly at 5:15 pm with our normal Rotary moment of inspiration, pledge and happy thoughts, followed by some very brief business matters that President Jeff may need to announce. At 5:30 PM Rich Lubke and a few members of the Upper Trinity Water Treatment plan will do a very interesting short presentation followed by a tour of the Water Plant itself. After the Water Plant Tour, we will convene the Rich Lubke Community Organic Garden for a family picnic where members will be serving our families Hot Dogs and Hamburgers with all the fixins  prepared from the Salvation Army Emergency Canteen.
 
In addition to the water plant tour, the families will have an opportunity to visit the Rotary Demonstration Aquaponic Grow Bed.
 
This will be a fun evening for the entire family regardless of age complete with some age appropriate games like name that plant and name that vegetable. We will wrap-up around 7:30 pm which is before dark which Google says is 7:58 pm.
So, how do you know that the water in the tap is safe and will it be there when you need it John Pokorny 2018-02-14 06:00:00Z 0 water,world water day

Visioning 2021 at Lewisville Morning Rotary

Posted by Ray Bowens on Jan 30, 2018
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On Saturday, Feb 17, 2018, club membership will see into the future at Wine with Appeal on 917 N Mill St in Lewisville. No, we will not be using a crystal ball. But we will be visioning.
 
To continue as a vibrant successful Rotary club, members need to plan not for just tomorrow or next month but at least 3 years into the future. This year (2017-2018), our club is completing the third year of a Strategic Plan that was developed in the spring of 2015. Well done Strategic Plans take a lot of effort and require input from as many members as possible.
 
Have you started our homework yet? On Jan 18th, PDG Gene Davenport did an excellent presentation introducing Visioning at our club meeting. He left us with some homework to complete prior to coming to the Feb 17th meeting. Click Feb 17 Visioning Exercise to download a copy of the homework. Bring it with you Feb 17. We want everyone to attend, but if your schedule prohibits attendance, please send your completed copy to me at ray.bowens@yahoo.com
Visioning 2021 at Lewisville Morning Rotary Ray Bowens 2018-01-30 06:00:00Z 0 Visioning

Lewisville Morning Rotary to Host Hebron High School contestants for our Annual 4 Way Test Speech Contest

Posted by Frank Hebb on Jan 30, 2018
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Contestants from Hebron High School will be coming to our Feb 1st Rotary meeting to compete for cash prizes and the right to represent our club and Hebron High School in the Four Way Test Speech Contest.
 
These orators will be sharing their view points on Rotary's Four Way Test and it's use in today's world.
 
In addition to cash prizes, the first place winner will represent our club and Hebron High School at one of the 3 regional contests in District 5790. The winners of the 3 regional contests will then go on to the District 5790 event at the May 18th District Conference at the DFW Airport Hyatt Regency Hotel
Lewisville Morning Rotary to Host Hebron High School contestants for our Annual 4 Way Test Speech Contest Frank Hebb 2018-01-30 06:00:00Z 0 4 Way Test,Speach Contest
Gene Mosley to speak at our Jan 25th meeting Frank Hebb 2018-01-23 06:00:00Z 0 At Risk Students

Lewisville Morning Rotary reaches a 2017-2018 Milestone

Posted by Jeff Siebert on Jan 23, 2018
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Our membership prides itself for it's community service activities, Our members are doing some community service activity almost weekly. We do our best as People of Action to be Rotary, making a difference.
 
This year, the Lewisville Morning Rotary Club achieved all the RI milestones necessary to be eligible for the 2017-2018 Presidents Citation. As of mid January (half-way through the Rotary year that begins July 1) our club and club members have given over 6800 volunteer hours and contributed over $26,000 in in-kind and cash donations.
Lewisville Morning Rotary reaches a 2017-2018 Milestone Jeff Siebert 2018-01-23 06:00:00Z 0 Presidents Citation,Rotary Club Central
Madison Green selected as Hebron High Schools Student of the Month Kelly Reed 2018-01-18 06:00:00Z 0 Hebron High School

LPD Officer Kyle Payne recognized as Vocational Hero at Jan 18th Meeting

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Officer Kyle Payne receives Lewisville Morning Rotary's
Vocational Service Excellence award.
 
As Rotary members, we believe that our vocations are an opportunity for service to our community. Lewisville Morning Rotary Club members are committed to celebrating and recognizing excellence on the part of those whose vocations are committed to service to our community; our police officers, fire fighters and teachers. At our January 18th meeting, we will be recognizing Officer Kyle Pane.
 
Officer Kyle Payne is currently assigned to the Patrol Divison where he works the night shift on 2nd Watch. Ofc Payne is also an instructor with the National Academy for Professional Driving where he teaches police officers from 6 metroplex agencies including Lewisville, in emergency and pursuit driving. 
LPD Officer Kyle Payne recognized as Vocational Hero at Jan 18th Meeting Todd Taylor 2018-01-13 06:00:00Z 0 Lewisville Morning Rotary,Lewisville Police Dept,Vocational Excellence

PDG Gene Davenport to speak on Visioning at Jan 18th meeting

Posted by John Pokorny on Jan 13, 2018
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What will the Lewisville Morning Rotary Club look like in 2021?
 
PLANNING with a VISION
As a new year begins and the next Rotary year approaches in July, With the 2015-2018 strategic plan coming to a very successful end June 30th, the Lewisville Morning BOD would like to begin a new 3 year strategic plan that involves as many members as possible. To help us accomplish this, the District 5790 Visioning support team will be providing technical planning support and a “Visioning Process” for the entire club membership. PDG Gene Davenport will be leading that district team. PDG Gene will be sharing with us how the Visioning process will work the Thursday, Jan 18th meeting.
PDG Gene Davenport to speak on Visioning at Jan 18th meeting John Pokorny 2018-01-13 06:00:00Z 0 Visioning
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Lewisville Morning Rotary joins the fight for a AD Cure 2017-12-12 06:00:00Z 0 Demensia,alzheimers
Lewisville Morning Rotary Announces All In for the AD Cure Event William Shaw 2017-12-12 06:00:00Z 0 Demensia,alzheimers

Rotary International Awards Lewisville Morning Rotary 2016-2017 Presidents Citation

Posted on Dec 12, 2017
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The 2016-17, Distinguished Rotary Presidential Citation has been awarded to the Lewisville Morning Rotary Club.
 
 
 
Carolyn Wright, 2016-2017, club president now serving as immediate past president and Rotary District 5790 international assistant team chair, accepted the award on behalf of the Lewisville Morning Rotary Club for its 2016-17 year.
 
 
The Presidential Citation recognizes Rotary Clubs for a myriad of achievements that enhance humanitarian service, strengthen the network through the family of Rotary, and promote membership growth.
 
 
Each year clubs take on numerous initiatives and conduct various projects to help address a significant need or problem in their community. During the past Rotary year under Wright’s leadership, the local club received the first and only Significant Achievement Award in the history of District 5790; for its Household Hazardous Waste Service Project.   
Rotary International Awards Lewisville Morning Rotary 2016-2017 Presidents Citation 2017-12-12 06:00:00Z 0

Pancakes with Santa a complete success!

Posted by Francisca Al-Waely on Dec 05, 2017
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The 2017 Breakfast with Santa was a Sold Out Event!
 
Well the cute elf (Rotary Member Mary Jones) in the photo did not steal any pancakes and the Grinch isn't going to steal Christmas, at least not in Lewisville, Texas
 
We served over 500 pancake breakfast meals to Lewisville community members, Sat. Dec 2nd..
Pancakes with Santa a complete success! Francisca Al-Waely 2017-12-05 06:00:00Z 0

Happy Thanksgiving

Posted on Nov 23, 2017
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Have a very happy Thanksgiving holiday
 
 

Today, we take time out to give thanks for our many blessings. 
The Lewisville Morning Rotary Club members are very grateful to the Lewisville Area community including:
all of our Flag subscribers.


Our event event sponsors:
Point Bank, DATCU, George Gober, Kwik-Kar Vista Ridge, American National Bank, Frank Hebb, Homeyer Engineering
Verfs Grill & Shoal Creek Tavern, Pokorny’s, Eagle Survey,Cobra Brewing, Commercial Bank of Texas, Safeguard Business Solutions, Medical Center of Lewisville, Firestone Store on 407, The Kwik Kar Wash in Flower Mound, Goody Goody Liquor, Cox Cleaning, Blue Bonnet Bicycles

Our many partners including the City of Lewisville and our other local Rotary Clubs including:
Cross Timbers Rotary, Highland Village Rotary , Flower Mound Rotary, Lewisville Noon Rotary

Together, we contribute to #RotaryMakingADifference#PeopleOfAction

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Got blood? Dec.9 Blood Drive at Vista Ridge Mall

Posted on Nov 09, 2017
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So, why is President Elect Dr. Jeff Siebert dressed like Dracula? Because, once again, the Lewisville Morning Rotary Club is
challenging the other Area 10 Rotary Clubs to another annual Blood Harvest Challenge. The Flower Mound RC won the 1st challenge in 2013. The Lewisville Morning Rotary club has won the challenge every year since.
 
Our next blood drive is Dec 9 from 12:00 noon to 6:00 PM. at Vista Ridge Mall (Lower Level at the Macy's entrance. All but one volunteer slot is filled. If you are available for a time slot please click here.
Got blood? Dec.9 Blood Drive at Vista Ridge Mall 2017-11-09 06:00:00Z 0 blood drive

Breakfast with Santa at Wayne Ferguson Plaza Dec 2nd 

Posted by Francisca Al-Waely on Nov 08, 2017
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Plan to bring your family to Breakfast with Santa at the Wayne Ferguson Plaza on Dec 2nd from 8 AM until Noon.
 
This event, in conjunction with the City of Lewisville Holiday Stroll provides an opportunity for families to have a delicious pancake and sausage breakfast while visiting with Santa. Lots of photo opportunities, so bring your camera.
 
Cost is $5 for adults and $3 for children 12 and under 
Purchase tickets in advance on-line 
Breakfast with Santa at Wayne Ferguson Plaza Dec 2nd  Francisca Al-Waely 2017-11-08 06:00:00Z 0

Meet our newest member Thomas Rowe

Posted by Mary Jones on Nov 02, 2017
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Tom Rowe was inducted as a member or the Lewisville Morning Rotary Club at our November 2nd meeting at the CCA Community Room..
 
Tom lives in Plano with his wife Judy. He is a Senior VP for the Bank of America. Tom is the Co-Chair of the Collin County Bank of America Community of volunteers.
 
He is the owner of Wines with (an) Appeal here in Lewisville. Stop by his store at 917 N. Mill St some evening or this week-end and meet Tom. 
 
Congratulations Thomas Rowe!
Meet our newest member Thomas Rowe Mary Jones 2017-11-02 05:00:00Z 0

Raising money for AWOW Light Up Smiles in Costa Rica

Posted by Carolyn Wright on Oct 31, 2017
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Recently three Lewisville Morning Rotary Club members flew to Costa Rica to take part in the AWOW Light-Up Smiles program. This dental initiative is among the charitable programs and many ways that AWOW International Girls Leadership Initiative participates as an active participant in the communities where it serve. AWOW'S primary areas of focus are education, leadership, health, and human services.
 
Members of Lewisville Morning Rotary Club, Campbell & William Family Dental-Highland Village, and Future Without Poverty-University of North Texas traveled (courtesy of Southwest Airlines) to San Jose, Costa Rica to volunteer in this life changing event.
 
LMR team was led by current President D.D.S Jeff Sebiert, Immediate Past President Carolyn Wright and Club Administrator Frances Al-Waely. To continue this initiative, AWOW will host a drawing for 2 roundtrip tickets on Southwest Airlines; to anywhere in the continental US that Southwest operates. Drawing is Dec 2nd. You do not have to be present to win. Purchase your ticket(s) 1 For $10, 3 For $25, 7 For $50 for a chance to win or Contact Rotary Member and AWOW Executive Director Carolyn Wright.
 
For more information on the Light-Up Smiles program click Read More.
Raising money for AWOW Light Up Smiles in Costa Rica Carolyn Wright 2017-10-31 05:00:00Z 0 Costa Rica,Dental Care,Oral Hygiene
Look who is in the News! John Pokorny 2017-10-27 05:00:00Z 0

Nhi Pham named Lewisville Morning Rotary Student of the Month for October

Posted by John Pokorny on Oct 24, 2017
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Congratulations Nhi Pham, October Student of the Month
 
Nhi Pham, a senior at Hebron High School was named the Lewisville Morning Rotary Clubs October Student of the Month. This National Honor Society member maintains a 5.2 grade point average (4.0 system) and is ranked 5th in her class of over 800 seniors. She is a National Merit finalist.
 
She moved to Texas from Vietnam with her dad (Thinh), mom (Mylien) and her 4 siblings when she was 4 years old. This amazing young lady not only adapted to her new country she excelled.
Nhi Pham named Lewisville Morning Rotary Student of the Month for October John Pokorny 2017-10-24 05:00:00Z 0 Hebron High School,Student of the Month

Congratulations to the Little Elm Rotary Club - Celebrating its Charter Ceremony Oct. 19, 2017

Posted on Oct 24, 2017
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Lewisville Morning Rotary's Satellite Rotary Club of Little Elm officially became the Rotary Club of Little Elm as of October 19, 2017.
 
The initial group of 8 community members and Rotary members needed to be officially sanctioned by Rotary International began last March. Fast forward 7 months and this dynamic group of service minded Rotary members has grown to 28 members, already implemented a major community service project and successfully launched it's first marquee fund raiser with a murder mystery dinner..
 
Led by club president Claudia Stooksberry and president elect for 2019-2020, DeWayne Brawner, this exceptional group or Rotarians is sure to be a major service club force in Little Elm.
Congratulations to the Little Elm Rotary Club - Celebrating its Charter Ceremony Oct. 19, 2017 2017-10-24 05:00:00Z 0 Little Elm
Lewisville Morning Rotary Club announces Sponsor Opportunities for Dec 2nd Breakfast with Santa Event Francisca Al-Waely 2017-10-19 05:00:00Z 0 Holiday Stroll,Lewisville Morning Rotary,Pancakes,Wayne Ferguson Plaza
Lewisville Morning and Noon Rotary Clubs "Lewisville Does Pints for Polio" Event a Success John Pokorny 2017-10-17 05:00:00Z 0 Cobra Brewing,End Polio

Join Community and Lewisville Morning Rotary Members at Oct 27 Read Around Central

Posted by Charlene Dierks on Oct 11, 2017
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Central Elementary School is Lewisville Morning Rotary Clubs adopted school. We support the school in several different ways. To name a few:
  • Red Carpet Welcome
  • Perfect Attendance Awards
  • Dictionaries for 3rd grade students
  • Books for the school library
  • Early Act Club
  • Read Around Central
  • Student of the Grading Period Award
  • Scholarships for High School student that was a former Central ES student
One of our favorite is Read Around Central.      
For the last several years, members of the Lewisville Morning Rotary Club and their spouses have participated in Central Elementary Schools "Read Around Central Even along with many other Lewisville area leaders and community members. Please join us again this year Oct. 27. Select a time convenient for you you. To sign up click Central ES Read Across Central 2017.
Join Community and Lewisville Morning Rotary Members at Oct 27 Read Around Central Charlene Dierks 2017-10-11 05:00:00Z 0
Join us for the Little Elm Rotary Club Charter Ceremony Dewayne Brawner 2017-10-09 05:00:00Z 0

Bill Shaw inducted as a member of the Lewisville Morning Rotary Club at Sept 28th Meeting

Posted by John Pokorny on Oct 03, 2017
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Congratulations to Bill Shaw inducted at our last meeting to the Lewisville Morning Rotary Club. His sponsor is John Pokorny, Club Foundation Chair.
 
Bill is the owner of Cobra Brewing in Lewisville. He has already dived into his first LMR activities by working at the Car Show Saturday and agreeing to host the Lewiville does Pints for Polio event at his brewery on October 16th. 
Bill Shaw inducted as a member of the Lewisville Morning Rotary Club at Sept 28th Meeting John Pokorny 2017-10-03 05:00:00Z 0

Lewisville Morning RC names Chris Bedell Hebron HS Student of the Month

Posted by Dr. Kelly Reed on Sep 21, 2017
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Chris Bedell was named as our September Hebron High Schools Student of the Month at the September 21, 2017 meeting. Chris already has an impressive resume.under his belt including being in the top 5% of his class. He is ranked 43rd in his class of 838. In addition to his strong academics which include all the pre-AP and AP classes offered by HHS, He is the star nose guard for the football team and a forward on the basketball team.
 
In addition to his studies and athletic pursuits, he is a member of the National Honor Society, FCA, the Future Professionals Club, Student Council and the Ruckus and Rowdy cheer team leader.
Lewisville Morning RC names Chris Bedell Hebron HS Student of the Month Dr. Kelly Reed 2017-09-21 05:00:00Z 0 Hebron HS,Student of the Month
Lewisville Morning Rotary Club Announces 7th Annual Flag Retirement Ceremony Oct. 21st Frank Hebb 2017-09-20 05:00:00Z 0 flag

Next meeting for the Satellite Club of Little Elm is Oct. 5th 

Posted on Sep 19, 2017
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As of the publication of the Oct 5th Sunrise over Old Town Newsletter, the Satellite Rotary Club of Little Elm has 28 members. Yea!
 
The request for Charter has been sent to Rotary International.
The Charter Ceremony has been scheduled for October 19th at Charter Banquet, Zellar's Learning Center, Lobo Lane, Little Elm, 
6:30 pm 
Next meeting for the Satellite Club of Little Elm is Oct. 5th  2017-09-19 05:00:00Z 0 Community Service,Family Fun,Little Elm,Volunteer,dinner,fun,mystery,play,theater

Lewisville Morning Rotary members attend Aquaponic Demonstration and Social

Posted by John Pokorny on Sep 19, 2017
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The Denton County (Area 10) Belize Aquaponic Grow Bed Project Committee was hosted an Aquaponic Demonstration Project and Social at the First Baptist Church in The Colony on Friday, Sept. 15th.
 
Our club joined other Denton County Rotary Clubs in a Beta District Grant Project to build Aquaponic Grow beds in 10 villages located in Belize in January of 2018. Last Fridays visit was to see and actual grow bed demonstration set up by First Baptist Church members in The Colony.
 
Representing Lewisville Morning Rotary Club was Carolyn Wright, Diana McMillan, Marilyn Pokorny and John Pokorny who were joined by District 5790 Governor Elect Gerald Robinson, Cross Timbers Rotary Club member Will Carlton, Flower Mound Rotary Club member Lisa Maria Thompson, Denton Rotary Club President Jim Engelbrecht and others.
Lewisville Morning Rotary members attend Aquaponic Demonstration and Social John Pokorny 2017-09-19 05:00:00Z 0 International service project

Hold the Date! Lewisville Morning and Lewisville Noon Rotary Club planning a joint End Polio Event Oct. 16th.

Posted on Sep 19, 2017
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At the October 16th Lewisville City Council meeting at 7 pm, the mayor will read a proclamation celebrating Rotary's efforts to End Polio world wide. The council intends to recognize Rotary by declaring the week of October 23rd as World Polio Week in Lewisville. At the meeting the council is planning a short video dedicated to Rotary's End Polio efforts the past several years.
 
Club Presidents Jeff Siebert and Steve Cox are asking as many members from both clubs as possible to be in council chambers at 7 PM on October 16th for the reading of the proclamation and the video.
 
At the conclusion of the video, Rotary members will be excused. Club presidents Jeff and Steve have appointed a committee to host a joint celebration at a local pub. Watch this spot for details.
Hold the Date! Lewisville Morning and Lewisville Noon Rotary Club planning a joint End Polio Event Oct. 16th. 2017-09-19 05:00:00Z 0 End Polio

Our Sept 21 Speaker, Tom Fairless discusses effective Home Security

Posted on Sep 19, 2017
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We have been reading a lot lately about home invasions. While we live in safe cities with dedicated city police staffs and home security systems, the "devil" still believes they can knock down our doors and create havoc.
 
So what should we do? Like every thing else good home security starts with a plan. This Thursday's speaker, Tom Fairless of Arch Angel Home Security, LLC will sharing a lot of great ideas for keeping your family safe.
Our Sept 21 Speaker, Tom Fairless discusses effective Home Security 2017-09-19 05:00:00Z 0 safety,security

Dwayne Lee to speak about the Normandy Patriots at our Sept. 14th Meeting

Posted by John Pokorny on Sep 11, 2017
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We started this week solemnly honoring all those that died on September 11th in 2001 including our military, civilians and first responders. Today, we appropriately call Sept. 11th Patriots Day.
 
Yet throughout our countries history we have honored our patriots. Not the least of which those patriots that died during the World War II allied invasion of Normandy. This weeks speaker Dwayne Lee fellow Rotary Member from Arlington Sunrise and professional photographer, will be sharing stories and images from the Normandy Memorial in France dedicated to those patriots that have allowed us to be the free country we are today.
Dwayne Lee to speak about the Normandy Patriots at our Sept. 14th Meeting John Pokorny 2017-09-11 05:00:00Z 0

LMR's Satellite Rotary Club of Little Elm Sept. 9th Murder Mystery Fund Raiser a complete success!

Posted by Lori Krouskos on Sep 05, 2017
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The Sept 9, 2017 6:00 pm Murder Mystery in Maragitaland at Hula Hut in Little Elm was a huge success.
We had over 160 sleuths in attendance trying to figure out who killed Jack Daniels.
 
Congratulations to all the Little Elm Satellite Rotary Club members for making this event an excellent (hopefully annual) fund raiser.
 
LMR's Satellite Rotary Club of Little Elm Sept. 9th Murder Mystery Fund Raiser a complete success! Lori Krouskos 2017-09-05 05:00:00Z 1 Denton Rotary,Little Elm,fun,interactive theater,mystery

Lewisville Morning Rotary collecting items for Salvation Army to distribute to the 400 Evacuees already in Greater Lewisville

Posted by John Pokorny on Sep 02, 2017
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Our members are being asked to continue to support the Salvation Army who are aiding Hurricane Relief Evacuees now in the Lewisville area:

Salvation Army of Lewisville is working to meet the needs of more than 400 evacuees staying in our area.  Here's what they need:
 
Members of the Lewisville Morning Rotary Club, friends and neighbors are being asked to bring the items shown below to our 7 am Sept. 14th meeting at the CCA Community Room on 200 S. Mill St. in Lewisville. After the meeting, we will take the supplies to Salvation Army. Or, you could take them to the Lewisville Area Salvation Army collection area shown below.
Lewisville Morning Rotary collecting items for Salvation Army to distribute to the 400 Evacuees already in Greater Lewisville John Pokorny 2017-09-02 05:00:00Z 0 Hurricane Harvey,Lewisville Morning Rotary

Our newest member Samba Sey inducted by DG Chris McLucas at our Aug 31st Meeting

Posted by Mary Jones on Sep 02, 2017
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Our newest member, Samba Sey had the unusual opportunity of being inducted by District 5790 Governor Chris McLucas at our August 31st meeting.
 
Samba, an immigrant that hales from Nigeria is finishing up graduate school while working as an agent for New York Life Insurance group. He has not wasted any time becoming engaged in club activities. Last Saturday he volunteered along with 6 other members at the Vista Ridge Mall Blood Drive where he helped to recruit blood donors.
Our newest member Samba Sey inducted by DG Chris McLucas at our Aug 31st Meeting Mary Jones 2017-09-02 05:00:00Z 0 Lewisville Morning Rotary,New member,blood drive

Great news from our Global Grant partners about the TEACH Project

Posted by Carolyn Wright on Aug 30, 2017
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We are proud of the progress the Rotary Global Grant - India TEACH project has made. Lewisville Morning Rotary Club in partnership with Rotary Club of Nasik India is repurposing 10 schools in the tribal regions of India. A $39,300 project funded by The Rotary Club of Nasik, Lewisville Morning Rotary Club, Flower Mound Rotary Club, Lewisville Noon Rotary Club, Rancho Bernardo Sunrise Rotary Club, District 5790 and 3030 District Designated Funds, and a Rotary International Matching Global Grant.

 

Great news from our Global Grant partners about the TEACH Project Carolyn Wright 2017-08-30 05:00:00Z 0 International service project,Lewisville Morning Rotary,Rotary Club of Nasik
Rotary District 5790 Assisting victims of Hurricane Harvey 2017-08-29 05:00:00Z 0

Yes, you can teach Old Dogs new tricks

Posted by John Pokorny on Aug 16, 2017
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Our Speaker August 17th is Max Morley.
 
Max is a fellow Rotary Member from the Denton RC. He has been teaching at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UNT since 2012 and is currently serving on its Board of Advisors.
 
He will be sharing the wonderful opportunities those of us over 50 have to continue to enrich and stimulate our minds at the OLL Institute whose campuses are in Denton, Robson Ranch and Frisco.
Yes, you can teach Old Dogs new tricks John Pokorny 2017-08-16 05:00:00Z 0 Lifelong Learning,UNT
Come join us for our 20th Anniversary Car Show Sept. 30th Terry Kasen & Tom Atchison 2017-08-09 05:00:00Z 0 Car Show,Lewisville Morning Rotary,western days

Join us for the Red Carpet Welcome at Central ES Aug 28th

Posted by Charlene Dierks on Aug 08, 2017
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From Timi Winter, Assistant Principle at Central ES
 
We are excited to welcome our students to an amazing year of learning!  Central would be thrilled to have you join us at 7:15 on Monday, August 28th to help celebrate their arrival with our Red Carpetwelcome.
 
Thank you for all that you do for our community and campus.
 
Please RSVP here
As you can see from the photo below, our members have been an integral part of this Red Carpet Welcome before. Lots of fun.
Join us for the Red Carpet Welcome at Central ES Aug 28th Charlene Dierks 2017-08-08 05:00:00Z 0 Central Elementary School,Lewisville Morning Rotary,Literacy

Congratulations to Loving Community, Winner of the 2017 Rotary Non-Profit of the Year

Posted by Jeff Siebert on Jul 26, 2017
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The Lewisville Morning Rotary Club joined Cross Timbers Rotary Club, Flower Mound Rotary Club and the Lewiville Noon Rotary Club in sponsoring this years Lewisville Chamber of Commerce Unity in the Community Luncheon on August 25th at the Hilton Garden Inn.
 
Bob, Frances, TJ, Sunny and I were in attendance this year.   This was record year for the Unity of Community event that had the greatest turnout ever.
 
JIm Mustain, CEO of Loving Community shown at podium
Congratulations to Loving Community, Winner of the 2017 Rotary Non-Profit of the Year Jeff Siebert 2017-07-26 05:00:00Z 0 Chamber of Commerce,Loving Community

The Rotary Club of Lewisville Morning receives prestigious RI Significant Achievement Award

Posted on Jul 20, 2017
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Past District Governor Mary Ann McDuff made the surprising announcement this morning that the Lewisville Morning Rotary club had received the Rotary International Significant Achievement Award for it's monthly Household Hazardous Waste project.
 
The award is a culmination of 18 years of service to the Lewisville residents. The project is the brainchild of Charter President Howard O'Neal and recently retired city of Lewisville services manager Lisa Weaver and has since been carried on by Project Chairman Todd Taylor. 
 
 
The Rotary Club of Lewisville Morning receives prestigious RI Significant Achievement Award 2017-07-20 05:00:00Z 0 Environment,Lewisville Morning Rotary,Significant Achievment

Meet our newest member, Julie Wilson

Posted by John Pokorny on Jul 20, 2017
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The Rotary Club of Lewisville Morning inducted Julie Wilson at it's July 20th Thursday meeting, Julie is with Bankers Life & Casualty ready to serve you as your Insurance Agent and Financial Planner.
 
Julie lives in Lewisville with her husband Troy and children Jessica, Eric, Tyler and Cecilia.
 
Julie is shown in the photo with a Welcome New Rotarian Sign for her office. On her left is Immediate Past President Carolyn Wright and Current President, Jeff Siebert, DDS. Give her a call at Bankers Life and Casualty to congratulate her.
Meet our newest member, Julie Wilson John Pokorny 2017-07-20 05:00:00Z 0 Lewisville Morning Rotary,Volunteer,membership,rotary international

Car Show Sponsorship's still available this week only.

Posted by Tom Atchison, Terry Kasin and Todd Taylor on Jul 14, 2017
 
Sponsorship opportunities are listed below. For more information please contact Car Show Sponsor Chair
Lewisville Morning Rotary members that have been promoting car show sponsorship to local businesses are asked to submit the sponsor agreement information including business graphics to Tom Atchison or Terry Kasen no later than Sunday evening Sept 24th.
Car Show Sponsorship's still available this week only. Tom Atchison, Terry Kasin and Todd Taylor 2017-07-14 05:00:00Z 0 Car Show,Lewisville Morning Rotary,business sponsor,western days

Plan to attend the District 5790 Foundation, Membership & Public Image Extravaganza

Posted by John Pokorny on Jul 11, 2017
In Rotary, the month of July is Rotary Officers transition month. It is a time when each clubs Board of Director's confirm their annual strategic plans and appoint committee chairs and members. Each club will be appointing members to their Foundation Committee, their Membership Committee and their Public Image Committee. Think sturdy three legged stool on which the remainder of the clubs service and fund raisers committees rest in order to be successful.
 
Plan to attend the District 5790 Foundation, Membership & Public Image Extravaganza John Pokorny 2017-07-11 05:00:00Z 0 foundation,membership public image,tranining

Lewisville Morning Rotary hosts grand party at the Denton County Rotary Club Night at Dr. Pepper Ballpark

Posted by John Pokorny on Jun 28, 2017
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The First Annual Denton County Rotary Clubs Night at Dr. Pepper Ballpark was hosted by Lewisville Morning Rotary Club Tuesday June 27th. The fun filled Area 10 Social Event was attended by Rotary members from several of our Clubs and their families Starting with all you can eat brats, hot dogs and soft drinks, a moving Star Spangled Banner prelude with Parachutist's landing with Flag themed chutes, a blow our All Star Game and ending with a great fire works show. 
 
Ever wonder how many hot dogs a 6'-7' German Exchange student can eat"
A lot of hot dogs and brats...somewhere north of double digits is all this writer will say.
Lewisville Morning Rotary hosts grand party at the Denton County Rotary Club Night at Dr. Pepper Ballpark John Pokorny 2017-06-28 05:00:00Z 0 Baseball,Denton Rotary,Lewisville Morning Rotary,Lewisville Noon Rotary,Little Elm,Rotary,fun,social event,youth exchange

Our RYLA Students have Wonderful Time

Posted by John Pokorny on Jun 22, 2017
This year we sponsored two very special students, Henrik Thimm our clubs Rotary Youth Exchange Student and Haley Ivy a junior at Lewisville High School. Both will be speaking at our July 20th meeting and sharing their experience of RYLA.
  
As it happens, it will be Henrik's last day in Texas. On the afternoon of July 20th, Henrik will be returning home to Germany,
So, our meeting will also be his Bon Voyage celebration. Before he leaves, Henrik will want to share some of his most memorable experiences here in the US. We for our part need to be ready to share some our most memorable moments with Henrik.
Our RYLA Students have Wonderful Time John Pokorny 2017-06-22 05:00:00Z 1 Rotary,Rotary Youth Exchange,leadership,youth,youth exchange
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Did You Know?

Posted by John Pokorny on Jun 21, 2017
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Did you know that Lewisville Morning Rotary has a Facebook page? Did you know if you "like" our page, club posts will will automatically appear on your wall? A great way to keep up with club happenings.. Did you know that sharing a Lewisville Morning Rotary Facebook page on your wall is an excellent way to share the activities of our club with your FB Peeps? It is a great way to educate the community about Rotary.
Did You Know? John Pokorny 2017-06-21 05:00:00Z 0

Did You Know Club records such as Bi-Laws and BOD Minutes can be found with your ClubRunner Login?

Posted by John Pokorny on Jun 21, 2017
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At this time of year when we induct a new president and club officers that we become aware of the importance of maintaining good records throughout the year and sharing that information with the incoming board and anyone in the club that needs the information for their committee activity. In the old days, well not really old, somewhere between ink quill on parchment and typing, we would hand the incoming president and directors a box of records and wish them luck. In the modern digital age, we are able to store all that information electronically.
Did You Know Club records such as Bi-Laws and BOD Minutes can be found with your ClubRunner Login? John Pokorny 2017-06-21 05:00:00Z 0
Order your tickets now for the All Denton County Clubs Social at Dr. Pepper Ballpark on June 27th 2017-06-14 05:00:00Z 0 Flower Mound

Denton County Rotary Clubs Tickets are a Great Deal

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Not only are the $20 tickets a great entertainment value with seats at an All Star Baseball game, unlimited brats, unlimited hot dogs and unlimited Dr. Pepper drinks, the Rough Rider organization will support End Polio Now with a donation. If the members of our Denton County Clubs purchase 50 to 99 tickets, they will donate $2/ticket sold. If our members purchase 100 to 199 tickets, Rough Riders will donate $3/ticket sold. If our members purchase 200-299 tickets, they will donate $4/ticket sold. If members purchase 300 or more tickets, they will donate $5/ticket sold.
 
That is a Home Run! Bring your family. Bring your friends and neighbors to share Rotary fellowship, have fun, see some great budding star baseball players and donate to End Polio as well. Order tickets now by clicking here.
Denton County Rotary Clubs Tickets are a Great Deal 2017-06-14 05:00:00Z 0 Baseball,Community Service,Denton County,Lewisville,Little Elm,Rotary,Volunteer

Lewisville Morning Rotary and Flower Mound Rotary join forces to honor Rotarian Howard O'Neal for his work on HHW

Posted by John Pokorny on Jun 08, 2017
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Today, the Lewisville Morning Rotary Club and the Flower Mound Rotary Club hatched a plot to honor Howard O'Neal the father of Lewisville Morning Rotary and current member of the Flower Mound Rotary Club.
In addition to being the charter President of the Lewisville Morning Club, Howard has been instrumental in working with the City of Lewisville to establish and organize a Household Hazardous Waste management program in Lewisville. The program started in 1999 with Lewisville Morning Rotary members volunteering quarterly to collect waste that residents should not be placing in their trash containers where it will end up in the landfill or our sewers. The program has grown to a monthly program where LMR members volunteer monthly. Howard has led us to serving approximately 20,000 vehicles and collecting 2 million pounds of materials on 144 collection days since it's inception.
Lewisville Morning Rotary and Flower Mound Rotary join forces to honor Rotarian Howard O'Neal for his work on HHW John Pokorny 2017-06-08 05:00:00Z 0 Community Service,Denton County,Evironment,Lewisville,Volunteer

Just one day left for Purchase Tickets for Denton County Rotary Night at Dr. Pepper Ballpark

Posted by Jeff Siebert on Jun 07, 2017
 

Rotary Members are responsible for purchasing tickets for themselves and their family by clicking the link below for the special Rotary Club Nite rate.

To order tickets, Click here

Once you have ordered your tickets electronically, you will receive a call from the Rough Rider Ticket office to request your payment information. Once provided, you will receive an e-mail confirmation of your credit/debit card purchase. four or 5 days prior to game, the Rough Riders office will send you the ticket voucher as well as the Parking Pass.

Just one day left for Purchase Tickets for Denton County Rotary Night at Dr. Pepper Ballpark Jeff Siebert 2017-06-07 05:00:00Z 0 Argyle,Baseball,Carrolton,Denton County,Family Fun,Flower Mound,Highland Village,Lewisville,Little Elm,Rotary,The Colony

The Rotary Club of Lewisville Morning invites all the Denton County Rotary Clubs for join us for Rotary Club Night at the Dr. Pepper Ballpark June 27th

Posted by Jeff Seibert on Jun 03, 2017
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Denton County Rotary Clubs members and their families are invited to join your fellow Lewisville Morning Rotary members for a giant social at the Dr. Pepper Ballpark Tuesday, June 27th. See below for details. Hover your pointer over the graphic below to let us know you will be joining us.
 

Rotary Members are responsible for purchasing tickets for themselves and their family by clicking the link below for the special Rotary Club Nite rate.

To order tickets, Click here

Once you have ordered your tickets electronically, you will receive a call from the Rough Rider Ticket office to request your payment information. Once provided, you will receive an e-mail confirmation of your credit/debit card purchase. four or 5 days prior to game, the Rough Riders office will send you the ticket voucher as well as the Parking Pass.

The Rotary Club of Lewisville Morning invites all the Denton County Rotary Clubs for join us for Rotary Club Night at the Dr. Pepper Ballpark June 27th Jeff Seibert 2017-06-03 05:00:00Z 0 Community Service,Flower Mound,Rotary,Volunteer

June 3rd Polio Eradication Update

Posted on Jun 01, 2017

June 3rd Polio Eradication Update
We have now gone Nine Weeks with no new Polio cases reported worldwide! Rotarians have raised $37.8 Million for Global Polio Eradication since 7/1/16. Our Goal is to raise $45 Million by June 30, 2017. One Polio Virus positive environmental sample was reported this week. The Gates Foundation is currently matching all Rotarian Raised Polio Donations $2 for each $1 Contributed (Up to $35Mil/Yr.) To Donate, click hereIf you are a Rotary Member, Click MyRotary with your login information, then click Take Action in Menu Bar, then click End Polio and complete the donation information screen for an on-line donation via your credit or debit card.If you are not a Rotary Member and wish to donate, please click the Donate Now button in upper right corner of your screen.

 
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Let's help Honor Flight Welcome our WW II Vets Home June 3rd Terry Kasen 2017-06-01 05:00:00Z 0
So, what exactly is a Rotary Fellowship? John Pokorny 2017-05-30 05:00:00Z 0 Friends,Rotary,Volunteer,fellowship

Lisa Weaver to retire from the City of Lewisville

Posted by Todd Taylor on May 30, 2017
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Household Hazardous Waste collection has been the premier service project for the Lewisville Morning Rotary Club for 20 years. This monthly service project is done in partnership with the City of Lewisville. That partnership was forged in large part through the efforts of Lisa Weaver who has worked closely with our Rotary members, city employees and city contractors to make this such a successful initiative.
 
Lisa is retiring from the City of Lewisville this June. The city has arranged a special reception for Lisa at City Hall at 2 pm on Thursday, June 29th. Please plan to join our city leadership, employees and your fellow Rotary members at that reception to wish her well in retirement and thank her for the service she has provided the community.
Lisa Weaver to retire from the City of Lewisville Todd Taylor 2017-05-30 05:00:00Z 0

Lewisville Morning Rotary recognizes perfect attendance students at Central ES

Posted by Charlene Dierks on May 23, 2017
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This week Lewisville Morning Rotary Club members attended graduation ceremonies for all the grades at Central ES. We congratulated all the students with perfect attendance and provided bikes to two winners from each class. According to Lindsay Henderson, Assistant Principal; "Thanks Lewisville Morning Rotary for supporting Central in countless ways, especially donating 14 bikes for our Perfect Attendance Lottery. It means the world to partner with you in keeping our students in school."
All of our Rotary members are very proud of every student at Central."
Our response to Ms Henderson? Thank you and the wonderful staff under Principle Devers leadership for your dedication to each and every one of the students in our adopted school.
 
Lewisville Morning Rotary recognizes perfect attendance students at Central ES Charlene Dierks 2017-05-23 05:00:00Z 0

Central ES Perfect Attendance Awards Week

Posted by Charlene Dierks on May 19, 2017

At the end of every school year, the Rotary Club of Lewisville Morning recognizes those students at Central Elementary School with perfect attendance. Recognition takes place as follows;

  • Each grade level has it's own recognition celebration in which parents, neighbors and friends are invited
  • A random drawing is held for the perfect attendance students in each grade - the random drawing in each grade determines the one boy and one girl in each grade that will be win a new bicycle.
  • Goody bags are then distributed to the remaining students in that grade that had perfect attendance.
This year, we will be preparing the Goody-Bags at a Hot Dog picnic at the Pokorny home late Sunday afternoon (May 21 at 5 pm). Please plan to join us. Click here to let us know you will be there. You and family members can also volunteer to join us at on of the 6 perfect attendance celebrations at Central ES this week. Kinder click here. 1st grade click here, 2nd grade click here, 3rd grade click here, 4th grade click here and 5th grade click here.
Central ES Perfect Attendance Awards Week Charlene Dierks 2017-05-19 05:00:00Z 0 Central Elementary School,Lewisville ISD,Literacy,Rotary

The Rotary Satellite Club of Little Elm's 1st Fund Raiser a Success

Posted by Paul Dorman on May 17, 2017
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Great impromptu meeting with District 5790 District Governor Elect Chris McLucas to support the Little Elm Rotary Club pancake breakfast. Rotary: Making A Difference
 
From our Rotary Satellite Club of Little Elm Director Lori Krouskos, "" YAY!! Our first Little Elm Rotary fundraiser was a great success. Much appreciation to Ermer,Val and Bella's for this awesome opportunity and for all that volunteered and donated their time and treasures". # littlelembighearts
 
The Rotary Satellite Club of Little Elm's 1st Fund Raiser a Success Paul Dorman 2017-05-17 05:00:00Z 0 District 5790,Rotary

Congratulations to our Hebron High School Student of the Month

Posted by Heather Cicirello on Apr 27, 2017
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Congratulations to Kyle Buford selected by the Hebron High School Staff as the April Student of the Month. In addition to his outstanding academic achievements, Kyle was also selected as an All Conference football star this year his 1st year in football. He also has lettered 3 years in basketball. This fall he will be attending Princeton University. Shown here with his proud parents, our president Carolyn Wright and his Assistant Principle. Congratulations Kyle!
Congratulations to our Hebron High School Student of the Month Heather Cicirello 2017-04-27 05:00:00Z 0

Rotary Youth Leadership Awards are being Accepted

Posted by Carolyn Wright on Apr 26, 2017
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We are now accepting applications for the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards camp to take place Jun 15-18, 2017 at Texas Womens University. For information packet and application materials click here.
Rotary Youth Leadership Awards are being Accepted Carolyn Wright 2017-04-26 05:00:00Z 0

Lewisville Morning Rotary qualifies for the 2016-2017 Rotary International Presidential Citation

Posted by Jeff Siebert on Apr 26, 2017
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For the third year in a row our club has qualified for the prestigious Presidential Citation for achieving the strategic initiatives established by Rotary International. Less than 4% of the worlds 34,000 club achieve this honor. Thank you to Carolyn Wright and the Board of Directors for their leadership in helping our membership achieve this objective. And, most importantly, thank you to each and every one of our members for the work you have done, You truly are "Rotary Serving Humanity.
Lewisville Morning Rotary qualifies for the 2016-2017 Rotary International Presidential Citation Jeff Siebert 2017-04-26 05:00:00Z 0

Registration for the 2017 Saluting our Rotary Stars District Conference Closes May 5

Posted by John Pokorny on Apr 26, 2017
The District 5790 Conference committee has a fantastic conference planned this year at DFW Marriott Salona in Westlake, TX from May 11th through 14th. The committee has created many conference attendance options from full conference, Friday only, Saturday only, Friday luncheon or just the Saturday Gala.
 
Come celebrate the fantastic year our Rotary Club has had this year under Carolyn's leadership. Jeff Siebert completed this years District Awards submissions. He advises that the club completed 100% of the criteria in nearly every category, so he anticipates that the Lewisville Morning Rotary will be taking home several awards. So, we will have a lot to celebrate with our fellow Rotarians from 71 other District 5790 clubs.
Registration for the 2017 Saluting our Rotary Stars District Conference Closes May 5 John Pokorny 2017-04-26 05:00:00Z 0

Busy Saturday for Lewisville Morning Rotary Members

Posted on Apr 07, 2017
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Saturday April 8th is Household Hazardous Waste Collection where 8 of our members
will be spending their morning helping residents safely dispose of their Household Hazardous Waste.
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Then several members will be working at ColorPalooza our 3 events for Family Fun at the Plaza
 
Bring your family and join your friends and neighbors for some family fun. Click Read More to see the times your Rotary friends will be there.
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Meet new member Sunny Bhakta

Posted by John Pokorny on Apr 05, 2017
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Sangita "Sunny" Bhakta joins the Lewisville Morning Rotary Club April 30th.
She is a former member of the Lakeville Rotary Club in Minnesota. She joins our club as a well respected hospitality executive with 20 plus years of professional and managerial experience. Her bio reads like the whose who of hospitality management with 10 certifications to add to her Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management. Come join us one Thursday morning and congratulate her on her accomplishments and welcome her to the Lewisville area.
Meet new member Sunny Bhakta John Pokorny 2017-04-05 05:00:00Z 0

March 31st a Momentous Day at the Area 10 Membership Madness Luncheon

Posted by John Pokorny on Apr 05, 2017
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Say hello to our newest members of the Rotary family...
Friday was a very memorable day for members of the Lewisville Morning Rotary Club and the Satellite Rotary Club of Little Elm sponsored by the Lewisville Morning 
Rotary Club. Our District Governor Mary Ann McDuff inducted 6 brand new members; Sunny Bharta as a member of Lewisville Morning Rotary and new Satellite Club members Lori Krouskos, Correne Fierro, Sandi Sabonis, Alicia Froidl and Paul Dorman, 
 
 
March 31st a Momentous Day at the Area 10 Membership Madness Luncheon John Pokorny 2017-04-05 05:00:00Z 0

Ross Paterson to speak April 8th

Posted by John Pokorny on Apr 05, 2017
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The Roots of the Millennial Problem (subtitle: Millennials are not the problem)
This weeks meeting will include and inspirational presentation by fellow Rotary member Ross Paterson from the Golden Triangle Rotary Club. Ross is a leadership and performance expert in small business and non profit organizations. He enjoys working with business owners and non profit founders, unlocking their full potential and helping them achieve the business and impact of their dreams. Life is too short, don't just work, work on your significance and leave a legacy. 
Ross Paterson to speak April 8th John Pokorny 2017-04-05 05:00:00Z 0

Lewisville Morning Rotary Club honors the March Hebron High School Student of the Month

Posted by John Pokorny on Apr 05, 2017
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Congratulations HSS Student of the Month "Luke" Deatherage.
The Hebron High School Student of the Month for the month of March is Andre "Luke" Deatherage. Luke is a 16 year old Sophomore at HHS. According to principal Scot Finch Luke is always happy, pleasant and well mannered. Born in the Ukraine, Luke is active in the Boy Scouts where he will be soon starting his Eagle Scout project. His is also active in Circle of Friends and takes lessons in guitar and ukulele. His favorite subjects are Art, PE, Social Studies and Social Skills.
Lewisville Morning Rotary Club honors the March Hebron High School Student of the Month John Pokorny 2017-04-05 05:00:00Z 0

The Satellite Club of Little Elm Sponsored by Lewisville Morning Rotary Elects Officers

Posted by John Pokorny on Mar 29, 2017
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On Thursday March 23, 2017 a formation group of Little Elm business leaders and citizens voted to seek status as the Rotary Satellite Club of Little Elm sponsored by the Lewisville Morning Rotary Club. At that same meeting they elected Chairman Lori Krouskos (right in photo), Vice Chair Person Claudia Stooksberry (left in photo) and Club Secretary Sandi Sabonis.
 
The Satellite Club of Little Elm Sponsored by Lewisville Morning Rotary Elects Officers John Pokorny 2017-03-29 05:00:00Z 0

Lewisville Morning Rotary recognizes Vocational Hero, HHS Special Ed Teacher Karen Cummings

Posted by John Pokorny on Mar 29, 2017
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On March 23rd, the Lewisville Morning Rotary Club honored Hebron High School Special Education Teacher Karen Cummings as our Teaching Vocational Hero.
 
Rotary believes that Vocations are an opportunity to serve humanity. And, no one serves humanity more than our teachers, police officers and firemen. Consequently, Rotary clubs throughout District 5790 have been honoring the outstanding vocational hero's in our district.
 
Karen was nominated by Hebron High School leadership for her outstanding dedication to the special needs children of Hebron High School. Karen is a graduate of the University of Texas in Dallas. She has been married to her husband Don for 36 years an has two daughters Lauren and Lindsey.
 
Lewisville Morning Rotary has gotten to know Karen when she attends one of our meetings where we honor a Student of the Month from the Special Ed program. Clearly she has had an impact on these students and their families.
 
Congratulations Hebron High School Vocational Hero, Karen Cummings!
Lewisville Morning Rotary recognizes Vocational Hero, HHS Special Ed Teacher Karen Cummings John Pokorny 2017-03-29 05:00:00Z 0

Global Grant for a Water Management Vocational Training Team has been submitted to The Rotary Foundation

Posted by John Pokorny on Mar 29, 2017
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The lack of water in the Tribal Regions of India has lead to extreme poverty among peoples that live in this part of the world. This is an area that suffers extreme rain during the monsoon season two months out of the year. But, experiences extreme arid conditions for the remaining 10 months.
 
The Lewisville Morning Rotary Club and the Nasik Rotary Club is proposing a $33,000 Vocational Training Team Grant to study the best possible way to give these peoples a way of capturing the water received during the monsoon season and storing sufficient amounts to last the entire year. In addition, the team will study how to provide safe drinking water, water for hygienic needs, water for husbandry and plant growth and water for personal sanitation.
Global Grant for a Water Management Vocational Training Team has been submitted to The Rotary Foundation John Pokorny 2017-03-29 05:00:00Z 0

Global Grant for TEACH Project is progressing

Posted by John Pokorny on Mar 29, 2017
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Your Rotary Foundation Donations at work...
Lewisville Morning Rotary Club has partnered with the Rotary Club of Nasik in India to refurbish 10 schools in the tribal regions of India. This $39,300 project is funded by The Rotary Club of Nasik, Lewisville Morning Rotary Club, Flower Mound Rotary Club, Lewisville Noon Rotary Club, Rancho Bernardo Sunrise Rotary Club, Districts 3030, 5790 and 5340 District Designated Funds and a Matching Global Grant from Rotary International. The project includes refurbishing schools with fresh paint and new rest room facilities, school room furniture, e-learning modules, solar panels to operate the modules, training of teachers and hundreds of volunteer hours to perform the above mentioned work this summer while schools are closed.
 
The e-modules have arrived and training of trainers that will be working with teachers has begun. The sign at the left will be posted at each of the schools. As the project progresses, we will be sharing progress photo's and progress in this newsletter.
 
Each of us can to be a Rotary Member, a Paul Harris Fellow. a Sustaining Member or a member of Every Rotarian Every Year.
Global Grant for TEACH Project is progressing John Pokorny 2017-03-29 05:00:00Z 0

April 8th Chalk This Way Scholarship Art Competition supported by Lewisville Morning Rotary and Lakeside Art Foundation

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The Lewisville Morning Rotary Club will be hosting 3 activities in Wayne Ferguson Plaza at this years April 8th ColorPalooza. The events include Kite decorating and flying competitions, Lego Building Competitions and Duck-or-Luck for valuable prizes. LMR will be awarding a scholarship to the winner of the high school chalk art competition hosted by Lakeside Arts Foundation & Chalk-this-Way.
Come see the fabulous chalk art creations by LISD students competing for one of these scholarships at the April 8th ColorPalooza in Old Town Lewisville.
April 8th Chalk This Way Scholarship Art Competition supported by Lewisville Morning Rotary and Lakeside Art Foundation 2017-03-21 05:00:00Z 0

Area 10 All Clubs meeting at Hilton Garden Inn on March 31st 

Posted by Gerald Robinson on Mar 21, 2017
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Hi Folks,
 
Details are being finalized for our "All Clubs Luncheon" set for Friday March 31,201 from 11:30 AM - 1 PM at the Hilton Garden Inn in Lewisville, Texas:
 
1)  Our theme will be Membership Madness!!  We have a special Guest Speaker coming from Utah that we feel that you will find to be Fun and Informative.  You will not want to miss this!!

2)  Thanks to a generous sponsor the special chef-prepared plated lunch cost will only be $15 per person. 
 
Area 10 All Clubs meeting at Hilton Garden Inn on March 31st  Gerald Robinson 2017-03-21 05:00:00Z 0

LMR Flag Lease Program Subscription Drive

Posted by Bob Troyer on Mar 14, 2017
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The 2017-2018 Flag Lease Subscription Drive is in full swing. This year we are offering two option tiers:
Tier I Option - 6 Holidays that include * Independence Day * Labor Day * Patriot Day * Veterans Day * Memorial Day * Flag Day
Tier II Option - 10 Holidays that include all the Tier I holidays plus * Columbus Day * Martin Luther King Day * Presidents Day * Peace Officers Memorial Day
 
Click here to subscribe and see more details
LMR Flag Lease Program Subscription Drive Bob Troyer 2017-03-14 05:00:00Z 0

Monthly Board of Directors Meeting

Posted by Carolyn Wright on Mar 14, 2017
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LMR Board of Directors Meeting Today (March 14th)!
6 PM to 7 PM
Lewisville Public Library, 1197 W Main St, Lewisville
All members are welcome - Please bring your laptops
Monthly Board of Directors Meeting Carolyn Wright 2017-03-14 05:00:00Z 0

Advance Purchase of Kite Competition Kits and Duck-or-Luck Chances

Posted by Naomi Lewis on Mar 13, 2017
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When was the last time you flew a kite...
Advance Purchase your of your Kite Kits for the competition                                                              
You can also obtain your advance purchase of Duck-or Luck chances to win a prize.... you do not have to be present to win.
 
Events
To purchase Duck-or-Luck Chances, click the
down arrow above to add Duck-a-Luck chances to your "cart"
 
Advance Purchase of Kite Competition Kits and Duck-or-Luck Chances Naomi Lewis 2017-03-13 05:00:00Z 0
Family Fun on the Plaza - April 8th Francisca Al-Waely 2017-03-10 06:00:00Z 0

LMR is seeking Sponsors for it's Family Fun on the Plaza Event at ColorPalooza

Posted by Raychell Polar on Mar 07, 2017
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The Lewisville Morning Rotary Club is hosting a Celebrating Spring with Family Fun on the Plaza Event in cooperation with the City of Lewisville's ColorPalooza Celebration on April 8th in "Old Town" Lewisville. Our Rotary Club is presenting 3 family fun events in which family members compete for prizes by creating, decorating and flying kites, building Lego Block Buildings designed by Discovery LegoLand professional model builders and participating in our Duck-or-Luck festivities. We are seeking a title sponsor, Kite Contest sponsors, Lego Contest Sponsors, Duck-or-Luck Sponsors and Friends of Rotary Sponsors.
Place your pointer over the image above to download our sponsor package.
 
LMR is seeking Sponsors for it's Family Fun on the Plaza Event at ColorPalooza Raychell Polar 2017-03-07 06:00:00Z 0

A Rotary International Thank You Message

Posted by John Pokorny on Feb 09, 2017
 
Members of the Lewisville Morning Rotary Club graciously donate to the Rotary Foundation every quarter to support Rotary projects throughout the world including the TEACH Global Grant we are doing in India to improve literacy in 10 tribal region schools. The foundation also supported our dictionary project by matching our club funds dollar for dollar. Over 1000 local children benefited as a result of our Foundation donations and the hard work our members do on fund raisers such as the Car Show, the Pancake Breakfast and the ColorPalooza Rotary Events.
 
A Rotary International Thank You Message John Pokorny 2017-02-09 06:00:00Z 0

Volunteer Sign-up for the LMR Organized Events at ColorPalooza April 8th

Posted by Carolyn Wright on Feb 08, 2017
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The Lewisville Morning Rotary Club is organizing 3 events during the City of Lewisville ColorPalooza, A Celebration of Spring on April 8th in Old Town at the Wayne Ferguson Plaza. Volunteers are needed at each event. To sign-up, please place your pointer on the Duck and click.
 
Volunteer Sign-up for the LMR Organized Events at ColorPalooza April 8th Carolyn Wright 2017-02-08 06:00:00Z 0

Congratulations to Magnificent Marauder Henrik Thimm

Posted by Marilyn Pokorny on Feb 08, 2017
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Our German Exchange Student Henrik is shown here with Alex Taylor volunteering at our Dictionary project.
This Thursday evening, the Exchange Student Henrik Thimm will be awarded the distinct honor of being a "Magnificent Marauder". To attain this award, students have to be nominated by a teacher for exceptional academic achievement, enthusiasm and perseverance. 
 
As Henriks extended family here in the US, LMR members are encouraged to join host parents John & Marilyn at the Marcus High School Auditorium, 7 pm, Feb. 9th and congratulate him for this wonderful accomplishment.
Congratulations to Magnificent Marauder Henrik Thimm Marilyn Pokorny 2017-02-08 06:00:00Z 0
The March 2nd Evening of Morning Club Madness at Cobra Brewing Event has been Cancelled! Mary Jones & John Pokorny 2017-02-07 06:00:00Z 0
Lewisville Morning Rotary to recognize LPD Officer Charlene Collins, Victim Liaison Officer at Jan 26th Meeting Todd Taylor 2017-01-25 06:00:00Z 0

A Memo from Carolyn

Posted by Carolyn Wright on Jan 24, 2017
 
   President | Carolyn Wright
 
 
Dear Fellow Rotarians,
 
Happy New Year! Many has been informed that experts are predicting 2017 will be one of the best years on record. Gone are the doldrums of 2016, let the party of 2017 begin!
 
By now you have heard updates about several exciting upcoming developments and events. We are excited for the possibilities of a Satellite Rotary club in The Colony/ Castle Hills area. While members have expressed interest in starting a Satellite Club, at the initiative of District Governor MaryAnn McDuff, John and Marilyn Pokorny there has been some progress in making this a reality. (For those who have not heard of a satellite club its functions as a short-term, transitional step on the path to becoming a full, independent Rotary club. Satellite clubs give opportunities to people to join Rotary who may not be able to attend at the time the local club meets or who may want to be part of a different kind of club. Satellite clubs allow well established Rotary clubs to sponsor new opportunities in a locality.) We are looking forward to the upcoming Rotary social events at Cobra Brewery on March 2. We hope to introduce people to Rotary and what we do, and perhaps meet some new potential members. Mary Jones and John Pokorny have been working with Cobra Brewery to plan this event and make it a success. Also, we are excited and preparing for the departure of the Vocational Training Team to Nasik India. The VTT will travel in March. Let wish them a haughty and exciting Bon Voyage.
 
 
Soon to become your lame duck,
Carolyn Wright
Club President 2016-2017
A Memo from Carolyn Carolyn Wright 2017-01-24 06:00:00Z 0
The Lewisville Morning Rotary Club inducts Two New Members John Pokorny 2017-01-24 06:00:00Z 0
Lewisville Morning Rotary Members deliver over 1000 Dictionaries to LISD 3rd Graders Charlene Dierks 2017-01-24 06:00:00Z 0

Archie Milton to speak at the January 26th Rotary Meeting

Posted by Frank Hebb on Jan 24, 2017
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Archie Milton will be speaking about the ArSiMil Education Fpundation. The ArSiMil Education Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization with focus on music, arts, and education.  It is founded by veteran music teachers and performers;Archie and Simonia Milton, who have a combined 95 years of teaching and performing experience.  
Archie Milton to speak at the January 26th Rotary Meeting Frank Hebb 2017-01-24 06:00:00Z 0

Brendan Fitzgerald name Lewisville Morning Rotary Club Student of the Month

Posted by John Pokorny on Jan 24, 2017
Congratulations Brendan, January's Hebron High School Student of the Month
Brendan Fitzgerald, shown here with LMR Club President Carolyn Wright and proud parents, Dr. John Fitzgerald and Joy Fitgerald
 
Brendan's achievements were recognized the Lewisville Morning Rotary Club's January 19th meeting at the Christian Community Action Community Room. Brendan is a Hebron High School Senior, currently ranked 3rd in his class.
Brendan Fitzgerald name Lewisville Morning Rotary Club Student of the Month John Pokorny 2017-01-24 06:00:00Z 0

LMR has it's very first ML King Jr Holiday Flag Launch

Posted by Bob Troyer on Jan 17, 2017
Martin Luther King, Jr..jpg For the 1st time since our flag program was developed, we have begun launching flags on the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday. Last fall, the club announced a tier two option which includes 4 additional holidays to the 6 in the tier one program. Those additional holiday include Martin Luther King Day, Presidents Day, Peace Officer Memorial Day and Columbus Day. 58 of our subscribers took advantage of adding the additional holidays to their current subscription.
 
Subscribers can take advantage of 2016 pricing if their sign-up for their 2017 subscription before Jan 31, 2016. Tier I pricing is $56, Tier II is $84. After Feb 1st prices increase to $64 Tier I and $96 Tier II. Click here to subscribe now.
LMR has it's very first ML King Jr Holiday Flag Launch Bob Troyer 2017-01-17 06:00:00Z 0

Gordon Roe is Back Home

Posted by John Pokorny on Jan 17, 2017
Member picture We all had a scare last week when Mary reported that long time Rotarian Gordon Roe was taken by ambulance to Medical City Lewisville after Patsy has found him in distress in the living room floor. Well fear no more, Gordon reports that after running a battery of tests that took two full days, they released him with a diagnosis of Acute Respiratory Infection. Gordon tells me that he is almost back to a normal schedule and that he is praising God for his return to good health.
Gordon Roe is Back Home John Pokorny 2017-01-17 06:00:00Z 0

A Busy Morning of Service for Lewisville Morning Rotary Members

Posted by John Pokorny on Jan 17, 2017
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Busy day of Service with our Lewisville Morning Rotary buds. Emptying 108 residents vehicles of their Household Hazardous Waste and prepping 1100 dictionaries for distribution to 3rd graders in 11 LISD title I schools. Great work by 12 of our members, our youth exchange student and 2 LHS Interact kids.
 
Household Hazardous Waste                    Third Grader Dictionary Project
 
  
 
 
A Busy Morning of Service for Lewisville Morning Rotary Members John Pokorny 2017-01-17 06:00:00Z 0

Nancy Little PhD to speak at LMR Jan 19th Meeting

Posted by Frank Hebb on Jan 16, 2017
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Based on the premise that our best years of living lay ahead, Dr. Nancy Little will provide guidance to reach your desired destination, despite potholes along the way.  You will see memorable methods for packing, both what to take with you and what to leave behind.  You will leave with a sense of rejuvenation, renewal, and resilience for your journey.
 
 
Nancy Little PhD to speak at LMR Jan 19th Meeting Frank Hebb 2017-01-16 06:00:00Z 0

Update on LMR's Rotary Youth Exchange Student Henrik

Posted by John Pokorny on Jan 16, 2017
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For our club members he is simply Henrik. Henrik is shown here in an sponsors ad in the
Marcus Basketball "Pound the Rock" Basketball Program.
 
Henrick is a German Exchange student from Ulm, Germany. His host parents are Lewisville Morning Rotary members John & Marilyn Pokorny. Henrik hopes to experience as much of American culture as possible over his year long visit to Texas including of course american style basketball. Join his fan club and come to watch him play JV basketball for Marcus. See Schedule for game dates, times and locations.
Update on LMR's Rotary Youth Exchange Student Henrik John Pokorny 2017-01-16 06:00:00Z 0
The Colony High School Interact Club is Stuffing Stockings for the Underserved Carolyn Wright 2016-12-15 06:00:00Z 0
Thank you for making Breakfast with Santa a Huge Community Success Carolyn Wright 2016-12-12 06:00:00Z 0

Tammy Ellis named Honorary Rotarian by the Lewisville Morning Rotary Club

Posted by Heather Cicirello on Dec 10, 2016
Tammy Ellis and Lewisville Morning Rotary Youth Services Chair Heather Cicirello
 
According to the Rotary International Manual of Procedures, persons who have distinguished themselves by meritorious service in the furtherance of Rotary ideals and those persons considered friends of Rotary for their permanent support of Rotary’s cause may be elected to honorary membership. The Lewisville Morning Rotary Club Board of Directors has voted to make Tammy an Honorary Rotarian for the fantastic work she has done for The Colony Interact Club and her many other contributions to the community and The Colony High School.
Tammy Ellis named Honorary Rotarian by the Lewisville Morning Rotary Club Heather Cicirello 2016-12-10 06:00:00Z 0